Introduction As AI and machine learning systems advance and integrate into policing and law enforcement, they raise concerns about ethical usage. In the realm of predictive policing AI, while these technologies make significant progress, the legal and regulatory frameworks only seem to fall further behind. Additionally, domestic and international policing bodies differ in their approaches… Read more »
In today’s fast-paced, ever-changing security environment, only a few minutes can make the difference between a thwarted plot and a national tragedy. More than ever, there’s a need for solutions that can analyze vast datasets as quickly as the threat landscape evolves. Enter the realm of Auto Machine Learning (AutoML), a technology that’s revolutionizing data… Read more »
Praescient Analysts have used crowdsourcing as a tried-and-true method for capturing and contextualizing information of all types. What comes next? Business Development Specialist, Connor Izzo, details how crowdsourcing can impact conflict.
In this week’s blog, Research Analyst Julia Herriott details an analytic workflow to detect illicit cocaine shipments coming from Colombia in connection with the macro-level potential of thoughtful investigative mechanisms to promote conflict resolution in the context of the Colombian Peace Process.
Intelligence Cell Research Analysts, Natalie Polanosky and Sarah Jasinski, have been working to compile information regarding child sex trafficking in the United States this summer. A demo involving Praescient’s ANB platform to demonstrate the movement of domestic CSAM in Texas will wrap up the duo’s research from this session. Their efforts follow notional cell tower… Read more »
This week, Praescient’s first ever Data Science Intern, Nikita Alluri, discusses the team’s use of the field in its projects along with its supporting role in data analytics.
Intelligence Cell Research Analyst, Erin Cassano, explores how the growth of the digital world has impacted the true anonymity of data. Cassano discusses re-identification techniques for scrubbed personal data using direct and indirect identifiers and emphasizes how with great power comes great responsibility.
This week, Research Analyst Sarah Jasinski uses her Forensic Psychology background to demonstrate the connections between psychological profiling and data modeling. Forensic Psychology and Data Analytics overlap on many fronts, as detailed in a previous Praescient blog. Exploring the connection between data modeling and psychological profiling initiates a deeper dive into the mechanics of how… Read more »
In this week’s blog, Business Development Associate Max Margolis deep dives into Facial Recognition and emphasizes how this Machine Learning technology is assisting investigations and augmenting data analytics. Facial Recognition is a powerful, new emerging technology that is being rapidly adopted across law enforcement agencies. But as with any new piece of software, it has… Read more »
In this week’s blog, Business Development Specialist Katherine Lehner shares her experience with developing technical skills and how these skills have helped her in the business realm. Lehner Reflects on her Initial Exposure to the Tool: Coming into my first internship with virtually no technical skills, I decided to test out the Praescient i2… Read more »