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Tapping Local Data to Fight Drug Overdoses: Part I, Know Your Epidemic

Social Services

The Promise of Data and Collaboration in Tackling Homelessness

Public Health

How Cities Are Using the Internet of Things to Map Air Quality

Public Health

Making Chicago’s Beach Water Safer With Analytics

Ask someone about their last trip to a beach, and you’ll likely hear pleasant stories of relaxation and fun in the sun. Most of the time, those toes i...

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Map Monday: Is the American Dream Still Affordable?

As gentrification has entered the cultural consciousness as a critical social justice problem, questions about affordable housing have bec...

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Public Health

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...

Public Health

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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Public Health

#DataSmart Resources: Public Health

A few years ago, Ellen, an 82 year-old widow with a history of heart problems living alone in Anaheim, got on her scale and noticed she was a few poun...

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