Building Blocks for Precise Location Data and Powerful Developer Tools, with Mapbox’s Mikel Maron
In the final episode of the B.Next Outbreak Analytics & Forecasting series, Drs. Dylan George and Caitlin Rivers are joined by Mikel Maron, Community Team Lead at Mapbox, a company offering location data platform for mobile and web applications. The rise in ubiquity of mobile devices has enabled the power of location-based tools. This episode explores how these tools can help us better understand and combat COVID-19.
How Technology is Augmenting Public Health, with OmniSci’s Todd Mostak
In this episode of the B.Next Outbreak Analytics & Forecasting series, Todd Mostak, CEO and Founder of OmniSci, an In-Q-Tel portfolio company focused on massively accelerated analytics and data science, joins Dr. Dylan George as they discuss the power of the company’s platform to understand patterns in movement and the spread of COVID-19, and its use in contact tracing and hot spot analysis.
Visualizing Data During a Pandemic, with Plotly’s Nicolas Kruchten
In this episode of the B.Next Outbreak Analytics & Forecasting series, Dr. Dylan George is joined by Nicolas Kruchten, VP of Product at Plotly, an In-Q-Tel portfolio company helping leading organizations close the gap between data science and the rest of the organization. Learn about the power of good data visualizations and how they can help guide decision-making and aid in COVID-19 response.
- Roundup of Dash apps made by community and partners: https://moderndata.plotly.com/covid-19-dash-apps/
- Singapore Ministry of Health: https://covidsitrep.moh.gov.sg/
- Nursing home data and app: https://covid-19-response.demo.socrata.com/stories/s/3eae-9zd5 and https://tylertech.plotly.com/
- Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/data/new-cases
- Tracking and Comparing projections: https://www.covid-projections.com/
- NVIDIA RAPIDS app: https://github.com/rapidsai/plotly-dash-rapids-census-demo/tree/covid-19
- Traffic analysis app by Stantec: https://covid-vmt.stantec.global/
Risk Analytics in a Pandemic, with Metabiota’s Nathan Wolfe
In this episode of the B.Next Outbreak Analytics & Forecasting series, B.Next’s Dr. Dylan George and IQT’s Ryan Lewis are joined by Nathan Wolfe of In-Q-Tel portfolio company Metabiota. Tune in as they discuss Nathan’s work as a virus hunter, their hope for the novel coronavirus to be a once in a lifetime event, the need for real-time prediction system for pandemic risk, and more.
The Effect Disease Modeling Has on Interventions and Planning Scenarios, with Marc Lipsitch
Marc Lipsitch, Professor in the Departments of Epidemiology and Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Harvard University, and Director of the Center for Communicable Diseases and Dynamics joins hosts Drs. Dylan George and Caitlin Rivers as they consider data analytics, public health interventions, disease modeling, and the need for the public health community to be at the fore to help implement, design, and execute strategies to manage the COVID-19 response.
Using AI to Identify Valuable Patterns in Data, with Outlier.AI’s Sean Byrnes
In this episode of the B.Next Outbreak Analytics & Forecasting Series, Dr. Dylan George sits down with Sean Byrnes, CEO of Outlier.AI, (an In-Q-Tel portfolio company) in a discussion about looking for insights – changes, indicators – from the bottom up rather than asking questions from the top down. Outlier produces a coronavirus tracker, a daily report on Outlier’s findings in the pandemic data. The company is focused on helping organizations identify unexpected changes within their critical business data.
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