I'm so glad there are people like Jake Porway in the world. The founder and executive director of DataKind gives his quick pitch on "using data in the service of humanity."
With many directions to go, this one is in the right category!
FlowingData explores how designers, statisticians, and computer scientists are using data to understand ourselves better — mainly through data visualization.
As for me, I'm Nathan Yau, and I have a PhD in statistics, with a background in eating.