June 24, 2014
I gave a talk today at the 2014 MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference. Here are some links from my presentation:
Estimating Policy Trajectories During the Financial Crisis: Full Paper
Thanks to the efforts of journalists, open government advocates, civic hackers, and open-source projects, huge government datasets have become available. I think there's an opportunity to use machine learning, data science, and language technologies to help people understand law, politics, and public policy.
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