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Data Science at the NASA and the White House

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I will have the opportunity to learn about the way data science is used at both the White House and NASA as a Presidential Innovation Fellow. I will report here and on twitter @econohammer. Sporadically.

With that, here are the online resources I found in advance of the appointment:

  • White House site. The flagship site for the fellowship at whitehouse.gov.
  • GitHub. The GitHub organization for the Presidential Innovation Fellows. It’s cool that this exists.
  • Wikipedia page. Includes a compendium of former projects and fellows.
  • 18F. The website for the encompassing organization that seems to be mainly comprised of former fellows.
  • US Digital Services Playbook. The USDS best practices from the private sector and government that, if followed together, will help government build effective digital services.