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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Jay Margalus

Jay Margalus
Demo Specialist, MapR

Website | @jaymargalus

Jayson Margalus is a demo engineer at MapR, faculty member at DePaul Unviersity, and has a background in design with a specialty in games, interactive exhibits, and data. He lives in Mokena, Illinois where he chairs the Mokena Technology Committee, the Mokena makerspace SpaceLab, and runs a Maker Faire. He also founded the Glen Ellyn makerspace Workshop 88. Some maker-related projects include the “Big Data Outbreak” project for Big Data Everywhere and Hackerspaces in Space. Jay also writes for outlets like Make, NBC Chicago, and the Mokena Messenger.


4:35pm–5:15pm Wednesday, 09/30/2015
Law, Ethics, & Open Data
Location: 3D 04/09 Level: Non-technical
Jay Margalus (MapR), Mike Emerick (MapR)
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Who will watch the watchmen? This session will cover data integrity problems in open government introduced by the human element. We’ll then explore possible methodologies that will allow us to derive value from open government data, while still keeping a skeptical eye on the validity of the data itself. Read more.