Monday, February 10, 2014

TED Talk: Anne Milgram: Why smart statistics are the key to fighting crime

It is amazing to see a government official doing a presentation based on facts she collected from a analytics system used to fight crime - I encourage you to view the full video.

Exerpt from "When she became the attorney general of New Jersey in 2007, Anne Milgram quickly discovered a few startling facts: not only did her team not really know who they were putting in jail, but they had no way of understanding if their decisions were actually making the public safer. And so began her ongoing, inspirational quest to bring data analytics and statistical analysis to the US criminal justice system. "

Anne Milgram is committed to using data and analytics to fight crime. Full bio

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