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Data Collaboration for the Common Good. Enabling Trust and Innovation Through Public-Private Partnerships - Insight Report

Our open-sourced project OPAL is cited as a platform created "to serve as a decentralized means of accessing private-sector data globally."

April 2019 | Wold Economic Forum

Nos données peuvent-elles servir l'intérêt général?

De plus en plus de voix s'élèvent pour demander que les données collectées par les entreprises privées soient mises au service de la collectivité.

January 2019 | Jaques Henno | Les Echos

Q&A: Big Data to help society when it’s industrialised

November 2018 | Anita Makri | SciDevNet

UN Launches Initiatives to Unleash Big Data for Sustainable Development

Announcement of the launch of a training program with UNSSC and Data-Pop Alliance, a partnership of the UNSD and Esri, and DPA's 12-point plan on privacy and governance

January 2018 | Delia Paul | The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Mettre le Big Data privé au service du bien public

Le projet Open Algorithm vise à utiliser les données d'entreprises privées pour des actions de développement.

December 2016 | Benoît Gorges | Les Echos

Building Literacy for the Data Generation

Emmanuel Letouzé talks the 'data generation', digital trends, data literacy, and how "one need not become a 'data scientist' to have a voice in the age of data.

December 2015 | The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth

Another Side Of Big Data: Big Data For Social Good

September 2016 | Randy Bean | Forbes

Open algorithms: A new paradigm for using private data for social good

Few data collected are actually used to improve people's lives or in the design of better public policies. How can we turn this around, ensuring that information is used in a privacy-conscientious and inclusive way?

July 2016 | Emmanuel Letouzé and Thomas Roca | Devex

Alex 'Sandy' Pentland on taking action with big data

Alex "Sandy" Pentland, Academic Director for MIT Media Lab of Data-Pop Alliance, is a pioneer in organizational engineering, mobile information systems and computational social science.

October 2015 | Catherine Lawson | WIRED

Democratizing Big Data Starts with Dialogue: Q&A with Emmanuel Letouzé

The Data-Pop Alliance director and co-founder discusses how the understanding of the relationship between Big Data and human rights is evolving.

July 2015 | The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth

Big data to create new ecosystem of decision-makers

Big data is not data, but rather a new ecosystem with a variety of stakeholders, skill sets and mentalities — one with the potential to fundamentally change societies much in same the way the Internet has, according to Emmanuel Letouzé, director and co-founder of Data-Pop Alliance.

May 2015 | Kelli Rogers | Devex

Emmanuel Letouzé, Data-Pop Alliance on Big Data and Human Rights – A Complex Affair

We discuss the founding story of Data-Pop Alliance, the applications and implications of Big Data on Human Rights and the need for penetration of Data Literacy.

April 2015 | Anmol Rajpurohit | KDnuggets

Data for Development

UC Berkeley demographer (and cartoonist) Emmanuel Letouzé seeks to reduce the gap in statistical data available about populations in developing nations.

April 2015 | Joy Neumeyer | Berkeley Social Matrix

Off the map

Rich countries are deluged with data; developing ones are suffering from drought.

November 2014 | The Economist

Cell-Phone Data Might Help Predict Ebola’s Spread

Mobility data from an African mobile-phone carrier could help researchers recommend where to focus health-care efforts.

August 2014 | David Talbot | MIT Technology Review

How Big Data can Transform Society for the Better

The digital traces we leave behind each day reveal more about us than we know. This could become a privacy nightmare—or it could be the foundation of a healthier, more prosperous world.

October 2013 | Alex Pentland | Scientific American

Reinventing society in the wake of big data

With Big Data we can now begin to actually look at the details of social interaction and how those play out, and are no longer limited to averages like market indices or election results.

2012 | Edge