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The challenges facing cities in the 21st century are greater than ever. A new focus is required to overcome the emerging social, technological, economic, environmental, and political forces exerting pressure on cities. This new focus must address how to create cities that are sustainable– for citizens, for business and for

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PlaceILive is a startup that uses big and open data to visualize what is happening in your city. Whether that is air pollution, unemployment, internet speeds or the number of coffee places in your neighborhood. The goal is to measure livability through all this data so that you, as a

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NYC-based social mapping platform Citymaps announced a new series A1 equity financing yesterday, to the tune of $6 million. The announcement also coincided with the latest update to their proprietary platform, which allows users and communities to build collections of social maps. “Citymaps 2.0 is our most significant update and

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Since 2003, New York has been using the “311” service to field non-emergency calls and questions. In a thriving and ever-developing hub such as New York, there have been alot of questions to answer- the Manhattan call centre receives 60,000 enquiries a day via phone, text, web and mobile app.

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To deal with the shortage of data scientists, a new “hacker bootcamp” is being offered for data scientists in New York this summer. “The Data Incubator” will run for six weeks during the summer; it is designed to bring together the brightest engineers and scientists and move them into data

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