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From spreadsheets to solutions: New platform enables next generation of open-city data

September 22, 2014

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University of Chicago researchers released a new platform for accessing, combining, downloading, and visualizing datasets released by city, county, state, and federal governments. The platform, called Plenario, offers a user-friendly way to advance data-driven urban research beyond spreadsheets and towards deeper insights and solutions.Full Story

University of Chicago Computation Institute

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