The Home of Former Florida Data Scientist Rebekah Jones was Raided Last Week

“It's time to speak up before another 17,000 people are dead. You know this is wrong. You don't have to be a part of this. Be a hero. Speak out before it's too late” read the text message that was sent to 1,750 state workers through the state’s emergency management system last month.

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Big Data Could Derail Covid Fight

Researchers are rushing to use big data to fight Covid-19 without taking into consideration big data’s shortcomings, reports ReadWrite.

The Coronavirus Pandemic has spurred interest in big data to track the spread of the fast-moving pathogen and to plan disease prevention efforts. 

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Castor receives $12M in Series A Funding to Use Data to Simplify the Clinical Research Process

Scientists from all over the globe are racing to find a vaccine for Covid-19. Among the types of scientists playing a massive role are biochemists, microbiologists, scientists specializing in infectious diseases; and now data scientists.

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Data Scientist Creates Her Own Covid-19 Community Dashboard Despite Being Fired by the State of Florida

Poet Maya Angelou once said, “if you don’t like something, change it…” and that’s exactly what data scientist Rebekah Jones did. Dissatisfied with the way the Department of Health in the state of Florida was reporting Covid-19 statistics - Jones created her own dashboard to accurately depict infection and death rates in her state.

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