Using public social media data from twitter and Facebook, actions and announcements of terrorists – in this case ISIS – can be monitored and even be predicted. With his project #DataShield Wassim shares his idea of having a tool to identify oncoming threats and attacks in order to protect people and to induce preventive actions.
Wassim Zoghlami is a Tunisian Computer Engineering Senior focussing on Business Intelligence and ERP with a passion for data science, software life cycle and UX. Wassim is also an award winning serial entrepreneur working on startups in healthcare and prevention solutions in both Tunisia and The United States. During the past years Wassim has been working on different projects and campaigns about using data driven technology to help people working to uphold human rights and to promote civic engagement and culture across Tunisia and the MENA region. He is also the co-founder of the Tunisian Center for Civic Engagement, a strong advocate for open access to research, open data and open educational resources and one of the Global Shapers in Tunis. At TEDxMünster Wassim will talk about public social media data mining for counter-terrorism and his project idea DataShield.
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