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Chicago’s energy deal: An ‘F’ for fracking?
Jul. 2, 2013
Hoping to support cleaner energy, our Curious Citizen voted for Chicago’s power aggregation deal. Was she duped?
Chicago gets new chief geek
Jun. 26, 2013
Mayor Emanuel picks replacement to Brett Goldstein, naming Brenna Berman as Chicago’s Chief Information Officer.
Illinois residents waste $1.4B on data plans
Jun. 18, 2013
A consumer advocacy group says Illinois residents are wasting as much as $1.4 billion a year by signing up for the wrong cellphone data plan.
Chicago’s data chief bids farewell
Jun. 14, 2013
In final hours as Chicago’s first chief data officer, Brett Goldstein thanks staff, civic hackers for helping his tenure as he departs for University of Chicago.
For governor candidates, YouTube beats early rallies
Jun. 12, 2013
Politicians running for Illinois governor have been taking advantage of YouTube to announce their candidacies. But it might not be the best strategy for every ballot position.
Is YouTube the new record store?
Jun. 10, 2013
YouTube is my iPod. YouTube is my record store.
It’s not about the rejection of the physical space. Rather, it is about how we discover and rediscover new and old music.
Social media and porn stars: just like us?
Jun. 5, 2013
Twitter and Vine have become the primary outlets for porn stars to connect with their audiences in ways that are much more personal (and far less titillating) than one might think.
Chicago preps for 'civic hackathon'
May. 23, 2013
Chicago techies, data nerds and community groups are preparing for three days of events surrounding the National Day of Civic Hacking on Saturday, June 1.
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