Tuesday, 6 March 2018

The importance of big data - Maine Fisheries Forum 2018

Podcast of the Maine Fisheries Forum 2018 in full.

Here is the EM session at the Maine Fishermen's Forum in case you missed it. These fishermen understand the intersect between catch accountability and good science. Give them a listen! 

Herer, Red Talbot adds the benefit of his knowledge to the debate:

For the past decade Beyond Data Podcast host, Red Talbot has been a freelance journalist and science writer reporting on fisheries at the intersection of science and sustainability. He frequently uses the hashtag #datamatter because, well, they do. 

But what happens when the data simply don’t exist, are insufficient or unavailable? What happens when so-called alternative facts are considered just facts and people operate under the impression that the plural of anecdote is indeed data? How do we reach consensus when everyone espouses his or her own data—his or her own facts? 

In the Beyond Data Podcast, Talbot and his guests go where he's often been unwilling to go in his reporting--beyond data.

For more on this head for Red'a website here: