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Crowdsourcing the world




Barrington, Luke, author

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Presented at the National data integrity conference: data sharing: the how, why, when and when not to share held on June 2-3, 2016 at University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado. The National Data Integrity Conference is a gathering of people sharing new challenges and solutions regarding research data and integrity. This conference aims to provide attendees with both an understanding of data integrity issues and impart practical tools and skills to deal with them. Topics addressed will include data privacy, openness, policy, education and the impacts of sharing data, how to do it, when to do it, and when not to. Speakers and audience members come from diverse fields such as: Academic Research; Information Technology; Quality Assurance; Regulatory Compliance; Private Industry; Grant Funding; Government.
Dr. Barrington is a startup founder, computer hacker, and business leader. He earned a Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UC San Diego with a thesis that pioneered the use of online crowdsourcing to train smarter machine learning algorithms. Luke was a founder of Tomnod, an online crowdsourcing community where millions of contributors explore satellite images to find interesting and important information about our changing planet. He is currently leader of new products at DigitalGlobe, which acquired Tomnod in 2013. Luke is a public speaker, technology leader, and funk guitarist, sometimes all at once.
PowerPoint presentation given on June 2, 2016. PDF includes video on page 2.

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