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Learning and Memorization

In the machine learning research community, it is generally believed that there is a tension between memorization and generalization. This paper examines the extent to which this tension exists, by exploring whether it is possible to generalize by memorizing alone.

The State of Open Data on School Bullying

How much of a problem is school bullying in NYC? The answer depends on who you ask. Data Clinic volunteers compared local surveys (where many students say bullying is happening) with federal data (where a majority of schools report zero incidents), to analyze these disparities for the 2013-14 school year.