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Data Usage Policy

We are committed to transparency about data use and to protecting your right to privacy. Please read our policy before using this site. Digital Impact (digitalimpact.io) is an initiative coordinated by the Digital Civil Society Lab (“Lab,” “we,” “us,” “our”) at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford…

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WFP-Palantir and the Ethics of Humanitarian Data Sharing

The recently announced World Food Programme (WFP) partnership with Palantir, IRIN’s article about it, reactions from the Responsible Data Forum, and WFP’s resulting statement inspired us to pull together a Technology Salon in New York City to discuss the ethics of humanitarian data sharing. (See this crowdsourced document for more…

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MFG & Beneficiary Insight: A Discussion at the Core of the Work

We leave behind the normal preface to Markets For Good content, the rich discussion below speaking for itself. Follow the comments from Brian Walsh of Liquidnet and David Bonbright of Keystone Accountability, then join us with your own opinions in the comments section. Many thanks! Eric J. Henderson, Conversation Curator…

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GDPR Compliance and Closing Civic Space

https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_markets_for_good/p/digitalimpact.io/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/4Q4-Mar-20_mixdown.mp3 Digital Impact 4Q4: Vera Franz and Ben Hayes on the Good and Bad of GDPR Compliance SUBSCRIBE TO THIS PODCAST ON iTUNES. 00:00 CHRIS DELATORRE: This is Digital Impact 4Q4, I’m Chris Delatorre. Today’s four questions are for Vera Franz, Deputy Director of Open Society Foundations’ Information Program and…

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You Don’t Need a Data Scientist, You Need a Data Culture

This piece was originally published on Medium. The DataBasic.io project is supported by a 2016 Digital Impact Grant. Most of the larger non-profit organizations we work with are scrambling to figure out how to deploy complex technologies like machine learning and “AI” in service of the social good. These include…

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The Trials and Tribulations of Data Visualization for Good

  “I love big data. It’s got such potential for storytelling .” At DataKind , we hear some version of this narrative every week. As more and more social organizations dip their toes into using data, invariably the conversation about data visualization comes up. There is a growing feeling that…

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Modernizing The Marketplace For Governance Data

  Have you ever read an article in the Economist criticizing countries on their corruption levels and wondered what their sources were? The paper likely based its analysis on one or more of the assessment(s) the Governance Data Alliance concerns itself with.   Similar to Markets For Good, the Governance…

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2016 Grant Applicants

Listed below are the applicants to the grant program 2016 cycle who agreed to share details about their proposed projects with the Digital Impact community and public at large. Digital Impact has also shared an interactive data visualization of these projects. Thank you to all who applied! Afterschool Alliance Building…

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“Unloading The DV Earthmover”… An Interview With The Office for Creative Research

To close our data visualization (dv) series, guest-curated by Greta Knutzen (GK), we are, well… kicking the tires on an earthmover. There’s a lot of content here (worth the ride!) in this round-table interview with the Office of Creative Research, a newly established design agency responsible for some of the…

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Data Incidents: Design With Responsibility in Mind

https://media.blubrry.com/podcast_markets_for_good/p/digitalimpact.io/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/4Q4-Jos-Berens-Stuart-Campo-UNOCHA-0919-FINAL.mp3 Digital Impact 4Q4 Podcast: Jos Berens and Stuart Campo on Humanitarian Data SUBSCRIBE TO THIS PODCAST ON iTUNES. 00:00 CHRIS DELATORRE: This is Digital Impact 4Q4, I’m Chris Delatorre. Today, we’re joined by Stuart Campo and Jos Berens at the UNOCHA Centre for Humanitarian Data. In March, the Centre…

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