Strategies for progress
What should we aim for with our Internet of algorithmic genies?
What are the long-term challenges and opportunities for online reputation?
Can simple rules and conversational interviews clarify collaboration?
Magic bullet or mirage?
How can innovative solutions build sustainable prosperity?
Mass collaboration for massive problems?
Can effective reputations upgrade society?
What can we learn from case studies of African health entrepreneurs?
How might we monitor roadblocks to new technology implementation?
What could we do with an "Internet of Opinions"?
How can we measure superhuman abilities?
Progress strategist and data leader. Strategic advisor at a data-oriented nonprofit. Affiliate Researcher at the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation.
VP of Data Science and Analytics at Prodigy Education: grew Data team from 3 to 30+, grew people from contributor to lead to director; helped millions of users love learning, and all of Prodigy be data-powered (Game, Education, Parents, Teachers, Marketing, Finance, People Ops, etc); scaled user understanding and promoted culture of more business value from delivering more user value. Head of Data Insights at a legal-tech.
Worked with Results for Development, Government of Canada, National Research Council, Industry Canada, McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health, and others. Innovative solutions to planetary problems with Worldchanging and Worldchanging Canada. Collaborative technologies implementation with the Communications Research Center and National Research Council. Ph.D. in Computer Science. Other: postdoctoral work, network engineering, R&D policy, reverse engineering, evolutionary computation, teaching...
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