TWITTER TALK: WHY HAS DATA SCIENCE GONE DARK?

Signify were recently invited to give a talk at Twitter HQ, London for an event organised by the National Centre for Social Research. The talk features Jonathan Sebire (Chief Strategy Officer) and Joe Harrod (Chief Operating Officer, that's me) talking about the subversion of data science in politics. Here's the video:

Sincere apologies for the shocking quality of both audio and video. This is ripped from Periscope and overlaid with the slides we were presenting. If you can look past these limitations, the talk encapsulates some of the reasons why we decided to set up Signify - and why we believe positive issues-led campaigns will always trounce negative tactics.

You can learn more about the great work done by the National Centre for Social Research at natcen.ac.uk. They are an awesome organisation and the other talks on the night were so inspiring. Probably the highlight was a study on using searches for medical conditions to predict overload on hospitals each winter - life saving insight.

Work with Signify

Work with Signify

Do you want to work with Signify? We are living in interesting times. Signify is looking to make connections worldwide (but especially in the USA and UK) with data scientists, mathematicians, coders and designers with an interest in politics. We use data science and Artificial Intelligence to analyse, activate and elevate public discourse. We are …