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Meet the winners of the safe aging challenge

See how DrivenData's Top Modelers managed to predict activities from sensor data

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SciPy 2016: "Data Science is Software" tutorial

Video footage of Peter and Isaac from their pilgrimage to SciPy 2016

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Visualizing a Future for Fog Nets

Meet the folks who used their data visualization and modeling skills to help Dar Si Hamd!

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There's no place like $HOME

We're launching a new competition for safe aging at home generously sponsored by AARP Foundation

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Building the best naïve bees classifier!

These are the people who were best able to distinguish honeybees from bumblebees and how they did it.

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Cloudy with a chance of models

We're excited to launch a new competition with our partner Dar Si Hmad and sponsor Tableau Foundation.

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Announcing the results of our Keeping It Fresh competition

See who kept it the freshest — meet the winners of the Keeping It Fresh competition.

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Bumble bee or honey bee?

We're excited to launch a new comeptition with our partner Metis. The question at hand is: can you identify a bee as a honey bee or a bumble bee?

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An interview with "Countable Care" winner Gilberto Titericz Jr.

We got a chance to hear from Gilberto Titericz Jr., our Countable Care 1st place finisher. He answered some of our questions about himself, the competition, and data science in general.

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From raw Yelp reviews to a model of hygiene violations (in 3 easy steps)

We were so excited about our new civic innovation competition we couldn't help but get started ourselves! The goal for this competition is to use data from Yelp restaurant reviews to narrow the search for health code violations in Boston. Competitors will have access to historical hygiene violation records from the City of Boston — a leader in open government data — and Yelp's consumer reviews. The challenge: Figure out the words, phrases, ratings, and patterns that predict violations, and help public health inspectors do their job better.

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