SAGE Research Methods has launched a new Data Science video collection, with hours of educational material for researchers of all levels and backgrounds.
Computational Social Science boils down to Social Scientists using data processing and data science computation tools (think R, Python etc) to analyze data about people and relationships.
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Nesta confirmed they are to launch a new Centre for Collective Intelligence Design this summer. The centre will seek to harness the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with a particular focus on the combination of human and machine intelligence.
"Positions in data science require a unique set of job skills that many professionals simply don’t possess. The level of programming knowledge, understanding of statistics and business sense make for a difficult position to fill. Because of this, many businesses find it difficult to hire appropriately for the position of data scientist." Kayla Matthews gives pointers on ways that companies, looking for data scientists, could stand out in this demanding market for data engineers.