• Data Jawn: Where Past, Present, and Future Collide

    On July 16 the first-ever Data Jawn conference took place in Philly, hosted by startup RJ Metrics at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia. The intention of Data Jawn was to bring together local data nerds to talk about the cool and innovative ways they’re using data. But what struck me most was how people have used data for centuries, and how important it’s been in shaping so many aspects of our lives.