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The Carpentries: Diversifying Data + Tech
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The Carpentries: Diversifying Data + Tech

Last Updated on June 15, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Adam Ross Nelson

Originally published on Towards AI.

Representation matters in all things and in data science, for sure

By: Erin Becker, The Carpentries Associate Director +

Adam Ross Nelson Data Scientist, in Collaboration. The Carpentries are a not-for-profit, fiscally sponsored educational organisation.

Data is a raw material. Without someone there to interpret it, understand it, it’s very much like a stack of lumber waiting to be milled. And, like any raw material, it’s the people who collect it, as well as the way it’s collected, processed, and distributed, that can impact whether that data is beneficial or harmful to our communities.

We know that representation matters when it comes to data science. We know that the representation gap in data-related… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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