Big Data For Good: Humanitarian Relief in Syrian Conflict

600_SYR_20120918_WFP-Abeer_Etefa_0266-2In a conflict as grisly as Syria’s civil war, getting humanitarian aid to those who need it can be a life-threatening affair. Fortunately for those hoping to help, data from sources like Twitter, YouTube, and a range of others lets researchers turn war into a giant data science project, helping understand the tension between groups, how armed they are, and where they’re headed next. Full story here.

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