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Alex Coop
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Senior Communications Specialist

Alex Coop is a news junkie and basketball enthusiast who did a bunch of community reporting across Canada before joining the SAS marketing team.

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Canadian post-grads tease policy recommendations from data during National Policy Challenge

To help burgeoning data researchers apply data analysis skills across policy sectors in economic, health and social science-informed areas of study, they need both policy and data industry experts to help them develop these critical skills before they graduate. The National Policy Challenge was developed with this goal in mind.

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Hooked on data science: gamification drives engagement among students and trainees

While studying business intelligence as an undergraduate student at business school HEC Montreal, Camille Duchesne encountered Cortex, an analytics simulation that pits participants against each other to develop the most accurate models for a particular task. In this case, the simulation supports a fictional charity by predicting which subjects from

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The future of AI from 5 influential figures

There is no shortage of challenges associated with the deployment of AI: a lack of access to infrastructure, a lack of skills, and new legislation meant to enforce the responsible use of this evolving technology. But the most consequential questions facing us are innately human. Namely, ensuring human agency, safety

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