Presented By
O’Reilly + Cloudera
Make Data Work
29 April–2 May 2019
London, UK
Francine Bennett

Francine Bennett
CEO and Cofounder, Mastodon C

Website | @fhr

Francine Bennett is a data scientist and the CEO and cofounder of Mastodon C, a group of Agile big data specialists who offer the open source Hadoop-powered technology and the technical and analytical skills to help organizations to realize the potential of their data. Before founding Mastodon C, Francine spent a number of years working on big data analysis for search engines, helping them to turn lots of data into even more money. She enjoys good coffee, running, sleeping as much as possible, and exploring large datasets.


14:0514:45 Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Law and Ethics, Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 10/11
Secondary topics:  AI and machine learning in the enterprise, Ethics
Duncan Ross (Times Higher Education), Francine Bennett (Mastodon C)
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Being good is hard. Being evil is fun and gets you paid more. Once more Duncan Ross and Francine Bennett explore how to do high-impact evil with data and analysis (and possibly AI). Make the maximum (negative) impact on your friends, your business, and the world—or use this talk to avoid ethical dilemmas, develop ways to deal responsibly with data, or even do good. But that would be perverse. Read more.