Drawing on her international leadership in data science and computing, Knight Foundation Chair of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Yelena Yesha, PhD, encouraged University of Miami students to “dream big” at the State of the University Town Hall Panel on Innovation (virtual and in-person) on Tuesday evening, September 28, 2021. Read more “Dr. Yelena Yesha spoke at 9/28 State of the University Town Hall Panel on Innovation”
“Shocking statistics are prevalent these days, so you need to pay close attention to what a graphic is attempting to convey.” This is the advice of Alberto Cairo, the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami School of Communication and a veteran expert on news information graphics and how data journalism is helping the world to understand the impact of the coronavirus.
As COVID-19 continues to spread across the globe, data visualizations can help us better understand the impacts of this public health and economic crisis. From interactive maps about the virus’s global dispersion to iconography about national unemployment rates, visualization specialists are finding novel ways to display an influx of ever-changing data. Read more “Data Visualizations Help us Understand the Impact of COVID-19”
During the last decade, enhanced computing power and the availability of large amounts of data have prompted the practical use of artificial intelligence in health care. Health and medical journals now commonly include reports on machine learning and big data, and descriptions of the risks posed by, and the governance required to manage, this technology. Read more “Balancing Risks and Benefits of Artificial Intelligence in the Health Sector”