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Applying Data to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Data and analytics have played a central role in the first wave of the global response to COVID-19. From the earliest days of the pandemic, we’ve had up-to-date reports of case counts, fatalities and recoveries gathered by industrious volunteers everywhere. See how OmniSci and our partners at AWS, Safegraph, Veraset, and X-Mode are using anonymized, data-driven methods to contribute to relief efforts at a national scale for the next phase of the COVID-19 response efforts.
Recorded May 20 2020 38 mins
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Todd Mostak, CEO & Co-Founder, OmniSci
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