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2014-04-24 16:33:13

WELLESLEY, Mass., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Babson's Tom Davenport has been recognized as one of the "21 Thought-Leader Professors in Data Science" by the website Master's in Data Science. He is the President's Distinguished Information Technology & Management professor at Babson College. The list features top influential educational leaders in the data science industry who have made significant contributions to the field through outreach and education....

2008-08-23 03:00:16

By Lindsey Nair lindsey.nair@roanoke.com 981-3343 Tom Davenport was a filmmaker long before he took over his aging dad's cattle farm in the mid-'90s. Knowing that, it doesn't seem so unusual that the 69-year-old maintains a YouTube page with videos of cow insemination, calf tagging and other ranching adventures. But these days, the Fauquier County man's proficiency with technology may translate into a better way of life for fellow farmers. He and Web developer Steve Knoblock have...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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