About Yiyan Zheng 鄭怡嫣

Yiyan Zheng is a reporter for the Sampan Newspaper. She can be reached at [email protected]

Asian Women for Far merits encourages better use of data

The 7th Asian Women for Far merits’s Annual Conference was held at the New England Carpenters Training Center May 10. Ten community leaders, researchers and public health officials explored how data can be better understood and used to serve communities. Keynote speaker Rahul Bhargava of the MIT Media Lab discussed how to create a “data biography” and a narrative arc with data. Bhargava views data as only a picture, unable to capture the full sense of the world. By kickstarting a “data biography” can help users to find out why it was collected initially and the intention to use it for, so … Continue reading