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The Real World: DSSG

2018-12-13T12:20:09-05:00

The Real World: DSSG This is the true story of 42 strangers picked to live in a dorm, work together, and have their lives taped to find out what happens when people stop being polite and start getting real. Welcome to The Real World: DSSG. Okay, so we don’t tape their lives (except for when [...]

The Real World: DSSG2018-12-13T12:20:09-05:00

Sanergy: Smart scheduling to improve toilet collections in Kenya

2018-05-12T14:07:03-05:00

Every year, some 1 million people die because they do not have access to hygienic sanitation. Among other problems, poor sanitation causes diarrhoea, which is the second largest cause of death worldwide for children under 5 years and the seventh largest cause of death overall. Poor sanitation goes beyond dirty toilets; it’s characterized by an [...]

Sanergy: Smart scheduling to improve toilet collections in Kenya2018-05-12T14:07:03-05:00

MVESC: Finding the Missing Students Who Don’t Graduate On Time

2018-05-12T14:07:03-05:00

Over 1.2 million or 7.1% high school students drop out every year. Dropping out of high school is costly for both the students and society: 30% of dropouts are unemployed, their average annual income is $20,241 (34% lower than high school graduates), and a dropout costs taxpayers an average of $292,000 over a lifetime due [...]

MVESC: Finding the Missing Students Who Don’t Graduate On Time2018-05-12T14:07:03-05:00

CMPD: Behind the Headlines, Beneath the Data

2018-05-12T14:07:04-05:00

It's usual for those of us here at Data Science for Social Good to want to see our projects thrown into the spotlight. More publicity means a wider audience, which means a greater impact (or so the theory goes). Yet for my own “Team Charlotte” and our close partners at “Team Nashville”, the recent events [...]

CMPD: Behind the Headlines, Beneath the Data2018-05-12T14:07:04-05:00