data mapping

Natalie Krebs / Side Effects Public Media

There’s a lot of COVID-19 data available through state and federal resources. But those numbers can be confusing or raise questions. That’s inspired some people to do their own data-tracking.

In Fort Worth, Doctors Want To Use Technology To Predict Child Abuse

Apr 18, 2016
One example of predictive analytics through Risk Terrain Modeling.
Joel Caplan / Rutgers University

Doctors at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas are used to treating cases of abuse, but what they'd really like to do is prevent it. So they're experimenting with "big data" technology that could help predict neighborhoods where kids are most likely to be abused.