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Our Current Knowledge Society | Rumi Chunara | TEDxSugarLand
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Added Oct 3, 2016
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Moving beyond conventional data and information

As an Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at NYU, Rumi Chunara works at the intersection of Big Data and Public Health, using information gleaned from social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to predict epidemics, track obesity rates on a local level, and much more.

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