Big data's kind of a big deal. Here's how a few cities and using mass information to make their residents' lives a little easier.
Cities across the world, large and small, are utilizing big data sets — like traffic statistics, energy consumption rates and GPS mapping — to launch projects to help their respective communities. For example, New York recently released hundreds of high-value data sets to provide greater data collection transparency. Innovative projects are popping up nearly every day in different cities. And as more information becomes public, the potential for these increases significantly.
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Via Lauren Moss, Hassan Raza Balti