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Philly data scientists are taking part of a national science discussion: How to keep public data safe in the Donald Trump era?
A report from The Washington Post said concerns of anti-environmentalists being picked as cabinet members is fueling an effort to copy and preserve data sets on climate change. The push rallied some support in Philly by way of local data scientists and activists, who have been meeting to identify the most crucial information that will need to be protected, and how to go best about such a task.
“In Philadelphia, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, along with members of groups such as Open Data Philly and the software company Azavea, have been meeting to figure out ways to harvest and store important data sets,” reports the Post’s Brady Dennis.-30-
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