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San Francisco looks to tap into the open data economy

With revised legislation and a chief data officer, San Francisco is iterating on its platform goals.

As interest in open data continues to grow around the world, cities have become laboratories for participatory democracy. They’re also ground zero for new experiments in spawning civic startups that deliver city services or enable new relationships between the people and city government. San Francisco was one of the first municipalities in the United States to embrace the
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Visualization of the Week: The living city

Visualization of the Week: The living city

Visualizing the urban flow of Geneva.

This week's visualization illustrates the paths people take through Geneva, based on the digital traces left by their mobile phones.

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