Tech Shift: Digital startup 1871 and big data in Chicago
Digital startup 1871 gets a two and a half million grant to grow and WBEZ's Susie An, who was at the digital startup hub earlier, has the latest on the expansion.
Plus, we speak with some Chicago Council young leaders who have been studying the opportunities and challenges of our city’s use of big data. The Chicago Council on Global Affair’s Emerging Leaders have spent the past year analyzing how we use big data in our city. They’re presenting their findings tonight in a report that was released today. Nirav Shah is an associate at Sidley Austin and worked on the report. He joins us in studio.