Gwynfryn Thomas is a data scientist and anthropologist working in the nonprofit sector in London. He is also a columnist, with Djuke Veldhuis, for SAPIENS. His current work combines machine learning and social science to address the needs of people in crisis. Thomas’ Ph.D. and postdoctoral research were about the evolution of cooperation in marginalized communities. He has also written popular science articles for a variety of outlets, including BioNews, SciDev.Net, and the Wellcome Trust Blog. Follow him on Twitter @matthewgthomas.