Tech Shift: Chicago data community creates new tool that makes data easier to follow
Data scientists say that the power of what they can do is to compare two pieces of seemingly unrelated information. That’s been difficult to do in civic data, even as governments post more online. Last week a group from Chicago’s Urban Center for Computation and Data released a new tool to simplify that process. It was announced at the Code for America Summit.
WBEZ’s Chris Hagan spoke to former Chicago Chief Information Officer Brett Goldstein recently and discusses what he's learned about the project.