Research Assistant, Big Data and Sustainable Development

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Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a motivated and engaged Research Assistant (RA) interested in learning more about data and international development. The RA will support our ongoing research and training activities on data and development, including conducting research and preparing materials for our upcoming training workshops with the World Bank and MIT Media Lab.

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#Linkswelike Check out our weekly compilation of the links we like and want to share with you on data ethics, ebola, privacy, inclusion, and more!

Senior Design Consultant

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Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a senior design consultant to support our ongoing data literacy program.

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#Linkswelike Check out our weekly compilation of the links we like and want to share with you on migration, cell phone data, climate refugees and more!

Program Intern

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Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a part or full-time Program Intern to join our team in New York City beginning in March. The position is paid and will be based in NYC.

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#Linkswelike Check out our weekly compilation of the links we like and want to share with you on data visualizations, inclusion, Zika Virus, access, and more!

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#Linkswelike Check out our weekly round-up of the links we like and want to share with you on Free Basics, Open Sourced data, Algorithms, Op Africa and more!

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#Linkswelike Check out our weekly compilation of the links we like and want to share with you on Privacy Shield, migration, digital ethics, and more

Design & Media Specialist

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Data-Pop Alliance is looking for a full-time Design & Media Specialist based in New York City, hired by MIT Media Lab. The position will begin as soon as possible and last 2 months with possibility of extension.

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#LinksWeLike Here’s a quick weekly compilation of a few links we like and want to share with you: Could consumers sell access to their own encrypted data? It looks that way. “MIT’s New Blockchain Project Enigma Wants to Let You Share Your Data on Your Own Terms,” by Steven Melendez for FastCompany. Our Academic Director, Alex “Sandy” Pentland is helping with the … Read More

Happy | Joyeux | Feliz | 2016!

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Dear friends, colleagues, partners, and supporters, Data-Pop Alliance’s team joins me in wishing you a Happy New Year 2016—with special thoughts and thanks to those who have helped us since we launched in November 2014. For us as a new organization, 2015 was a busy year that saw us grow and develop many projects, publications, and partnerships featured on our … Read More

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#LinksWeLike Here’s a quick compilation of a few links we like and want to share with you: Compelling article by Charles Kenny of The Atlantic: “2015: The Best Year in History for the Average Human Being”. Violence dominated the headlines this year. But by many measures, humanity is in better shape than it’s ever been.  Jeffrey Sachs writes for The Boston … Read More

Save the Date! Our 2nd “digitising europe” initiative event with the Vodafone Institute on Big Data and Privacy

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#digitisingEU “Big Data: Key to the Future or the End of Privacy?” Monday, January 25, 2016 6:00p – 7:45p at the BOZAR in Brussels EU decision-makers have called for a new, open discussion on how best to harness the social benefits that big data brings while protecting the dignity and the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals. The Vodafone Institute and the … Read More

Nov. 12 in Berlin: European Stakeholders’ Dialogues on Big Data with the Vodafone Institute and Data-Pop Alliance

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#digitisingEU Join us next week in Berlin, at the digitising europe initiative 2015 where European stakeholders will dialogue on the ethics of Big Data in partnership with the Vodafone Institute and Data-Pop Alliance! In the last decade, society has witnessed a technological revolution that has transformed the way in which we interact, work, learn, and do business. It helps us … Read More