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Data science is used to "unify statistics, data analysis, machine learning and their related methods" to "understand and analyze actual phenomena" using data. (Hayashi, Chikio, 1996. "What is Data Science? Fundamental Concepts and a Heuristic Example").

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Dark Data Project

Helping organizations uncover, deobfuscate, semantify and analyze problematic datasets


Ethical data labelling platform for AI & data processing


Polaris holds the largest known data set on human trafficking in North America, which grew out of more than a decade of operating the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline.


Eduplana is a civic tech organization that uses data to advocate for quality education in Nigeria. We believe every citizen should have equal access to quality education with no bias on their location or status in Nigeria.

Pulse Lab Jakarta

Pulse Lab Jakarta is a joint data innovation facility of the United Nations (Global Pulse) and the Government of Indonesia (via the Ministry of National Development Planning, Bappenas).

Solve for Good

Solve for Good is the Data Science for Social Good Foundation's platform for social good organizations to post data projects they need help with, for volunteers to help scope those projects into well-defined problems, and to help solve those problems.

Analytics Exchange

A community of practice for data analysts across City agencies that has since grown to over 800 members at more than 60 agencies.


We are a digital agency focused on innovative work for social good.

Seam Social Labs

We are a group of badass scientists who use technology to empower communities across America.

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