DSSG 2016 Week One: Convergence and Priorities

By Data Science for Social Good is now four years old. If we were a toddler, we’d be learning our alphabet and arithmetic. If we were a high school student, we’d be getting ready to graduate and go to college. If we were a grad student…well, we’d still be in the thick of it. But in four years of running the fellowship, we’ve learned a lot about what skills, tools, and methods are important for doing data-driven projects with real world organizations. We’ve fine-tuned our curriculum, from the deep dive of the first two weeks through the overall week-to-week structure of the summer. This summer, we’re going to open up this process to the public, sharing our teaching materials through Github and narrating our thought process and results here and…


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