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Troubling instances of the mosaic effect — in which different anonymized datasets are combined to reveal unintended details — include the tracking of celebrity cab trips and the identification of Netflix user profiles. Also concerning is the tremendous influence wielded by corporations and their massive data stores, most notoriously embodied by Facebook’s secret psychological experiments.
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This is an analytic modernization activity supporting the U.S. Intelligence Community focused on the geospatial mission domain. The work environment is very positive and co-located with ATA’s customer. You will be supported off-site by a strong team of data scientists and full stack engineers that are familiar with the goals of the project to call upon as needed. In addition, you will be working closely with other ATA teammates on-site along with scientists and engineers from other companies. You will have the opportunity to work with and leverage cloud-based technologies and explore opportunities to innovate, especially as the project meets milestones and evolves.
The Manager, SQFI Business Analytics will be responsible for turning data points into actionable insights and recommendations for SQFI (Safe Quality Food Institute) to operate a profitable global third-party certification standard. The Manager, SQFI Business Analytics will work across the entire SQFI team to effectively conduct data mining and analysis to support the growth of SQFI revenues.
Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that gets you smarter, faster with news that matters. We're hiring a Senior Data Scientist!
OMNITEC Solutions, Inc., has multiple employment opportunities available for junior and/or mid-level Java Developers in Rockville, Maryland (20855).Use your development and design skills to help scientists understand the most complex system in the universe, the human brain!
Analytica is seeking a Sr. Data Scientist to lead data science federal government consulting engagements. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience and demonstrated capability to oversee and lead projects involving complex structured and unstructured data, unsupervised to supervised learning algorithms, automation, cognitive and data science-based techniques.
STPI is seeking a Research Associate (RA) who will apply classical statistics, network analysis, and machine learning methods to inform science & technology (S&T) policy research questions for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and other federal agencies.
Pew Research Center seeks an experienced and innovative leader to serve as its next Director of Data Labs. This role presents an exciting opportunity to shape the future of research at one of the nation’s most respected institutions.
AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) is seeking applicants for the 2018-19 fellowship year. Learn first-hand about policy, bring valuable expertise to policy, and enhance STEM in the federal government. It provides yearlong assignments in all three branches of the federal government in Washington D.C.