Alexander Nix, the ousted CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the now-defunct data firm that worked on Donald Trump's 2016 presidential run, made his long-awaited return to Parliament on Wednesday. It was Nix's first appearance in front of U.K. lawmakers since Cambridge Analytica's allegedly illegal data practices were revealed to the world, sparking a global reckoning over how tech companies like Google and Facebook harvest, share and monetize the personal data of the billions of people who use thei...
NewsPublication Date: 2016-01-06
NiceStream México, la empresa representante de Kit Urbano en el país, presenta Barrios Activos, una plataforma digital que habilita la comunicación y colaboración entre ciudadanos y sus gobiernos, con la se puede reportar en tiempo real problemas en la comunidad como pueden ser: baches, problemas con el transporte público, mobiliario urbano, seguridad, servicios y espacios públicos y protección animal. A través de BarriosActivos.mx cualquier ciudadano puede reportar a sus autoridades en tiem...
NewsPublication Date: 2016-11-08
In the history of the Obama campaign’s storied analytics operation, the effort to model the results live on Election Day, before the votes were tallied, was undoubtedly a low point. “That was the worst 12 hours of my life,” said David Shor, a senior data scientist at Civis Analytics who was in the “Cave” — the Obama analytics boiler room — on Election Day of 2012. By late morning, some in the Obama team concluded that President Obama was losing Ohio. This year, Election Day could be the wor...