Who runs the world? Not girls. Increasingly it’s tech entrepreneurs and data scientists.
This Episode contains one of my favourite AI stories: Neils Wouters’ Biometric Mirror Project. Why should we care about data science, and data literacy? What impact do they have on our lives?
Heartfelt thanks to Jed Wesley Smith for the theme music, and Tia Lowenthal for the cover art.
Published by Dr Linda McIver
Dr Linda McIver pioneered authentic Data Science and Computational Science education with real impact for secondary students and founded the Australian Data Science Education Institute in 2018. Author of Raising Heretics: Teaching Kids to Change the World, Linda is an inspiring keynote speaker who has appeared on the ABC’s panel program Q&A, and regularly delivers engaging Professional Development for Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Educators across all disciplines. A passionate educator, researcher and advocate for STEM, equity and inclusion, with a PhD in Computer Science Education and extensive teaching experience, Linda’s mission is to ensure that all Australian students have the opportunity to learn STEM and Data Science skills in the context of projects that empower them to solve problems and make a positive difference to the world.
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