I've been on holidays for the past two weeks, that's by there haven't been any Data Links posts here. We go back to our regular schedule now.
Two new Kaggle competitions: Identify endangered right whales in aerial photographs and Predict rental prices for properties across Western Australia, this last one only for Kaggle Masters/.
How Colombia Built a Massive Surveillance 'Shadow State'. From the article: International surveillance companies are helping Colombia build a hulking spying apparatus that circumvents the country's own privacy laws, according to a watchdog group.
Are you going to be in Montreal during late September? Then maybe this will be of interest to you: a MasterCard hackaton. More details in the link.