data http://wamc.org en Report: NY Gets Good Grades For Student Data Tracking http://wamc.org/post/report-ny-gets-good-grades-student-data-tracking <p></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 17:38:40 +0000 Dave Lucas 78125 at http://wamc.org Report: NY Gets Good Grades For Student Data Tracking 7/15/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/71513-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf, and commentator and activist Libby Post. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Topics include:<br>Zimmerman Verdict Fallout<br>Obama's Call for Calm<br>Gay Blood Ban<br>Texas Abortion Measure<br>Holder &amp; Reporter's Data</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 69207 at http://wamc.org Jesse Feiler - Big Data http://wamc.org/post/jesse-feiler-big-data <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This morning we discuss called something called: Big Data. That's the term for the massive databases that are coming into vogue and raising privacy issues. Our tech guru, </span><a href="http://www.northcountryconsulting.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Jesse Feiler</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> joins us to explain.</span></p><p>Jesse is a developer, consultant, and author specializing in iOS, FileMaker databases, and technologies for small businesses, nonprofits, and municipal governments. His most recent books are <em>iWork for Dummies</em>, <em>Sams Teach Yourself Core Data in 24 Hours</em>, and its companion <em>Objective-C in 24 Hours</em>.</p><p>His app, Minutes Machine for iPad, is available on the App Store. It helps nonprofits, homeowner associations, and small businesses manage meetings and generate minutes in real-time.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:37:12 +0000 Joe Donahue 58109 at http://wamc.org Jesse Feiler - Big Data Massachusetts Computing Center Set To Start Operating http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-computing-center-set-start-operating <p>Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick headed a list of hundreds of government, academic and business leaders who gathered in Holyoke Friday to mark the completion of an energy efficient high performance computing center.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p><p></p><p> &nbsp;Governor Patrick said the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center holds great scientific and economic promise, and he praised the partnership of government, academia and business that built the $165 million dollar center.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 23:20:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 52207 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Computing Center Set To Start Operating VT Gets Grant to Improve Education Data Gathering http://wamc.org/post/vt-gets-grant-improve-education-data-gathering <p>Vermont is getting a $5 million federal grant for a new automated&nbsp;system that will allow it to better gather and report on information from every school in the state.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports&hellip;</p><p>Officials say with the new system the state will be able determine, for example, how many students have taken geometry by ninth grade or attended full-day kindergarten.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 11:04:49 +0000 Pat Bradley 41499 at http://wamc.org VT Gets Grant to Improve Education Data Gathering