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Your Data; Your Future

How open data and new technology is helping cities solve old problems

The recent launch of Bloomberg’s $42 million What Works Cities initiative highlights how valuable data is as a tool to help our urban communities solve their problems and measure their health. But it also reminds us how difficult it can be to keep up with our quickly changing world and make sure we have the capabilities to identify, collect and make use of our data.

The Atlantic’s Citylab introduces us to 3 cities and the innovative and unusual ways they used their city’s data and new technologies to tackle some of their unique problems.

3 Cities Using Open Data in Creative Ways to Solve Problems