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How San Francisco is Opening More Data with a Premium on Privacy

The promise of open data is alluring: make civic data widely available and governments and the communities they serve can benefit from transparency,  ...

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Data-Driven Emergency Response: Learning from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Nothing exposes a city’s limited resources quite like an emergency. The reality is that during many natural disasters, municipalities face more 911 ca...

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What Open Data Says About Post-Harvey Mosquito Threats

Cities in southeastern Texas finally saw dry weather on Wednesday, after days of unprecedented rainfall from Hurricane Harvey. But while floodwaters s...

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Becoming a Leading CDO: Maksim Pecherskiy, San Diego

Affectionately nicknamed “America’s Finest City,” San Diego is known most for its miles of beaches and seemingly always-sunny weather. But the coastal...

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Tapping Local Data to Fight Drug Overdoses: Part II, Dispatch Your Own Data

About a year ago, Cincinnati, OH, felt the first major shock in its opioid epidemic. While the surrounding county was already one of Ohio’s hardest hi...

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