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Data Science 101 for Non-Data People (webinar recording)

By: Marco Campana
March 26, 2021

The world of data, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning is still so enigmatic to many of us. But the potential for these technologies to be used to break new ground and make substantial advancements in the social impact sector are real. This HelpSeeker webinar provides an introduction to the world of Data Science, where experts working in the field will go over basic concepts and knowledge to guide the not-so-data savvy among us.

Even though technology now permeates every aspect of our lives – from how we connect with others, to how we pay for gas – the world of data, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning is still so enigmatic to many of us. But the potential for these technologies to be used to break new ground and make substantial advancements in the social impact sector are real – and we want to make sure that you’re ready for it when it happens! On the other hand, we know that data can also be used as a weapon for mis/disinformation and to further inequities, systemic racism and discrimination. To ensure data is used for the greater good, we need to be knowledgeable and comfortable with data science concepts and their application to social issues.

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