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Saturday, October 20 • 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Data Rescue – Guerrilla Data Capture for Extremely Large Data Sets

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The US Government creates and maintains perhaps the largest datasets of any single government. But often times that data is not easily available, or is not publicly available for various reasons. Here the interesting escapades of how a group of citizen scientists harvested the single greatest treasure trove of raw scientific data in the United States, recovered from a harvest-day server crash, and got kicked off GoDaddy. What is the role of the public? The private sector? Or the Tech community in this important effort? Who are these people, anyway? What we did, how we did it, and where the effort stands today

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Joan Saez

Chief Data Officer, Cloud BIRST, Inc.
Joan Torres-Saez is the Chief Data Officer of CloudBIRST, Inc. where she manages huge datasets that provide meaningful insights on consumer behavior . She spearheaded the collection and topology of over 2,000 data points on every single city, town, county and zip code in the United... Read More →

Saturday October 20, 2018 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ballroom # 408A