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Misdeeds do not define you: Shaka Senghor at TED2014Misdeeds do not define you: Shaka Senghor at TED2014

Posted By Thu-Huong Ha

Writer, teacher and MIT Media Fellow Shaka Senghor gives the last talk of Session 10: Passion at TED2014, and he starts with a literal bang: When he was 19, he shot and killed another man. At the time, he was a young drug dealer “with a quick temper and a semi-automatic pistol.” Speaking to us […]

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The Moneyball Effect: How smart data is transforming criminal justice, healthcare, music, and even government spendingThe Moneyball Effect: How smart data is transforming criminal justice, healthcare, music, and even government spending

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

When Anne Milgram became the Attorney General of New Jersey in 2007, she was stunned to find out just how little data was available on who was being arrested, who was being charged, who was serving time in jails and prisons, and who was being released. “It turns out that most big criminal justice agencies […]