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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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Local Inspector Value-Entry Specification (LIVES)

Local Inspector Value-Entry Specification (LIVES)

Yelp, Inc, New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

Restaurant hygiene scores from the City of San Francisco will be imported onto Yelp business pages

Johnson & Johnson-Yale Open Data Access Project

As of October 2014, the Yale University Open Data Access (YODA) Project is enabling scientists across the world to gain access to the company’s clinical trial data assets.

Blue Labs

We solve your toughest challenges with expert data science – for businesses, campaigns, and government.

HateLab

Harnessing Data Science to Measure and Counter Hate Speech & Crime

Flowminder

Flowminder Foundation is a registered non-profit entity based in Stockholm, Sweden, Our mission is to improve public health outcomes by working with NGOs and government agencies with method development, capacity building, and implementation and scaling of processes relating to collecting, aggregating, analyzing, and disseminating anonymized mobile phone location data and satellite data.

Data.org

Data.org

2300 N Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20037, USA

data.org brings together philanthropy, private sector technology, academia, and social impact organizations to build the field of data science for social impact.

Open Cities Lab

Open Cities Lab

153a Helen Joseph Road, Congela, Durban, South Africa

Open Cities Lab is a non-profit open and non-partisan organisation that combines the use of action research, co-design, data science, and technology with civic engagement, to enable the development of inclusive cities and urban spaces.

Harvard's Malaria Tracking Research

Researchers used satellite and cell phone data to map how malaria spreads throughout Namibia and show where elimination efforts have the greatest impact.

Data for Black Lives

Data for Black Lives

United States of America (the)

Data as protest. Data as accountability. Data as collective action.

Contracts for Data Collaboration

Contracts for Data Collaboration

GovLab New York University

to address the inefficiencies of developing contractual agreements for public-private data collaboration

Data 4 Good Conference UK

The conference will connect leaders and practitioners to explore how non-profits are adapting and excelling in an increasingly data-driven world.

City Data Sharing Toolkit

City Data Sharing Toolkit

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Future Cities Catapult has developed a City Data Sharing Toolkit. The toolkit includes tools, approaches and resources for local authorities sharing non-personal data.

Beyond Uptake

Uptake.org leverages Uptake's people, technology and expertise to address the world's most pressing problems.

Campaign OS

The All-in-One Campaign Management Dashboard for Democrats and Progressives

Dangerous Speech Project

The Dangerous Speech Project was founded in 2010 to study speech (any form of human expression) that inspires violence between groups of people – and to find ways to mitigate this while protecting freedom of expression.

NYC Poverty Data Research Fellow

Fellows will work closely with PRU staff to support multiple research projects including statistical data analysis and monitoring the poverty reduction effects of the city’s anti-poverty initiatives.

Data61

Data61

Australia

We collaborate with governments to facilitate better discovery of data, to make data available while protecting privacy, and to perform advanced analytics on data.

Block Party

Block Party

New York City

We make local policy information accessible and byte-sized, with a weekly email of your community board’s most recent meeting highlights and transcript data.

Human Rights Data Analysis Group

The Human Rights Data Analysis Group is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that applies rigorous science to the analysis of human rights violations around the world.

Intel's Big Data for Precision Farming

Intel's Big Data for Precision Farming

University of California, Davis, Shields Avenue, CA, USA

Intel is working with University of California, Davis, to perfect irrigation techniques by placing sensors in crops and other strategic areas to monitor soil and air moisture levels.

Powered by Data

Powered by Data

1124 Marie-Anne St E, Montreal, QC H2J 2B7, Canada

Our mission is to maximize the availability and impact of data for public good.

Data Haven

Data Haven

New Haven, CT

At DataHaven, our mission is to improve quality of life by collecting, interpreting and sharing public data for effective decision-making

Uber data-sharing with governments

Uber data-sharing with governments

Uber HQ, Market Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

The ride-hailing company is working with DC to share data—and the much coveted curb.

Data 4 Change

The event is a 5-day design sprint where multidisciplinary teams consisting of the best local, regional and international talent in data, design, journalism and technology are teamed up with NGOs that collect data.

Strava Metro

Strava Metro

Strava Office, Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA, USA

Metro is the largest active transportation dataset on the planet.

Pew Research Center data

Pew Research Center makes most of its datasets available for download once reporting has been completed for a given study. Here's how to find and access our data.

Streetcaster

Streetcaster

285 Washington St, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA

Supernormal explored an algorithm that integrates social equity as a key variable in prioritizing infrastructural replacements and repairs.

DataKind

DataKind

New York City

Harnessing the power of data science in the service of humanity.

Data for Good group

We are a collective of passionate socially minded people who are empowering social change makers to be better by allowing their data to speak to them.

Supernormal

Supernormal

285 Washington St, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA

Supernormal is an architecture, urban design, and research firm investigating the inevitable overlap of cultural and digital practice.

Catalist

Catalist

United States of America (the)

Catalist compiles, enhances, stores, and dynamically updates data on over 256 million unique voting-age individuals across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Working with Catalist can help you build membership, target persuasive messaging, engage activists, drive an issue agenda, and register or mobilize voters.

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