Pen and Sword: Using Data to Crunch COVID-19

Apr 17, 2020 | 17:00 GMT


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In this episode of Stratfor's Pen and Sword podcast, host Fred Burton speaks to serial entrepreneur Brett Hurt. Hurt's latest startup is data.world, a Public Benefit Corporation focused on data and analysis that also includes the world's largest collaborative public data catalog. Data.world is using its platform to help fight the COVID-19 virus, collecting and sharing data from sources like Johns Hopkins, Harvard Global Health Institute, the WHO and individuals. In this conversation, the topics range from how anyone can benefit from and contribute to the COVID-19 data hub to how to weather the nation's biggest downturn in nearly a century. 

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The Entrepreneur’s Essentials, by Brett Hurt

TED Connect COVID-19 interview with Ray Dalio

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