Entries by Benjamin Taub


Predictions Abound About Election Predictions

While ads on TV, text, social media, and pretty much any other method you can think of are hard at work encouraging everyone to get out and vote, data science has been hard at work building models to try and use the plethora of data available to build models to understand voter behavior and predict the outcomes of this election.

Why you need cloud neutrality

As you move your infrastructure to the cloud, it’s important to consider how to not become beholden to a single cloud vendor. In other words, to attain cloud neutrality. I’m afraid that I don’t have all the answers on how to do this, but I do have some thoughts. In any case, I recommend that […]

Technology, progress and ethics: a balancing act

Greetings from Dataspace! The last edition of our newsletter focused on some very creative applications of data science tools and methods. Most of these were lighthearted, merely reflecting the interest of the creators in their subject matter – like true scientists, they applied their skills to the questions that interested them. In contrast, today’s newsletter […]

Dataspace Newsletter: More data, more problems (to solve)…

Greetings from Dataspace! Another week, another newsletter! Before we get into any new news, a quick update on a piece of old news: It looks like our new website was experiencing some problems of its own when we sent out our last newsletter with the launch announcement. Hopefully all technical issues have been resolved now, […]

Dataspace Newsletter: Grab your tools…it’s time to update!

Greetings from Dataspace! Here’s hoping that this week’s newsletter finds you well, and that those of you who observe enjoyed Happy Passover and Easter celebrations, even if the family was only able to come together virtually. Much like the above painting of the Last Supper received a recent renovation to fit in with modern times, […]