As almost everyone by now is aware, the twenty-first century is the age of data—big, plentiful, and full of threat and promise.
Nicholas B. Adams
Nick Adams, Ph.D. is a sociologist and research fellow at the University of California’s Berkeley Institute for Data Science. He is also the founder and director of the GoodlyLabs, a 501(c)3 doing sociological data scientific research and software design.
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