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A Month of Gratitude: Celebrating Support at a Spectacular Event

As we head into the end of 2023, we are overwhelmed by the support the Data Science Alliance received this past year—especially at our recent Data Science in Sports event.

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Kallyn Hobmann

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Responsible Data Science vs. Responsible AI

What is responsible data science? Is it different from responsible AI? To understand these domains, we must first define data science and AI and explore how they intersect.

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Dr. Adir Mancebo Jr., Ph.D.

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Broadening our reach: A week of networking and collaboration

The start of September brought on prominent opportunities for DSA to grow our network and further establish a strong presence in the data science community. As exhibitors for Connect’s Innovation Day 2023—a day all about bringing together San Diego’s tech and life science companies—we had the chance to host an Innovation Week Community Event.

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Kallyn Hobmann

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ICYMI: A Rebel Data Scientist

Slackers can be achievers. Rebels can have causes. And there is no definitive template to becoming a data scientist. Case in point: our very own Data Science Alliance Board Member, Dr. Bradley Voytek. Originally published in 2020, his data science "Origin Story" is both extraordinary and relatable.

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Data Science Alliance

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ICYMI: Stories from an Accidental Data Scientist

As we all gear up for the challenges of 2023, it's imperative that we reflect on where we’ve been so we can appreciate where we want to go. So it’s the perfect time to share a story you may have missed when it was first published in 2020—the “data scientist” origin story of our very own Data Science Alliance Founder, Taner Halıcıoğlu.

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Taner Halıcıoğlu

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Lights, Camera, Data Science!

A new stage. A new audience. A new occasion to champion Responsible Data Science in the Media & Entertainment industry. For two days in November, in a converted soundstage at Goya Studios, DSA took on a unique challenge as a first time exhibitor at Infinity Festival Hollywood 2022.

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Michael Limbo
Dr. Adir Mancebo Jr., Ph.D.

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Data Privacy After GDPR

GDPR, the world’s first comprehensive data privacy legislation, went into effect in all member states of the European Union (EU) on May 25, 2018. The regulation, which aims to enhance individuals' control and rights over their personal data, demanded substantial changes to how many businesses operate. After more than four years, it is important to evaluate the effectiveness of such broad legislation on the way companies handle sensitive data and its impact on data privacy awareness around the world.

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Dr. Adir Mancebo Jr., Ph.D.

Collaborators

Anya Chandorkar
Anusha Nandula
Michael Limbo
Nedim Halıcıoğlu

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Forging a Path for Diversity

Building a community for diverse data scientists at UCSD — Arely Vasquez is a first-generation college student from Long Beach, California. She is a 4th-year student studying Data Science at UC San Diego graduating in spring of 2021.

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Arely Vasquez
Data Science Alliance

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The Intersection of Data Science and Public Health in the COVID-19 Pandemic

“All science is data science: one of the foundational principles of science is that it is data driven.”

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Jennifer Lane Bustance