Big data and city living – what can it do for us?

Authors

  • Sallie Ann Keller,

    1. Vice-President Academic and Provost at University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, and the former Director of the IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute.
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  • Steven E. Koonin,

    1. Recently Under Secretary for Science at the US Department of Energy, is Director of the Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) at New York University and an Adjunct Staff Member at the IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute.
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  • Stephanie Shipp

    1. Senior researcher at the IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute with an extensive background developing and analysing large federal surveys.
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Abstract

Big data is transforming our cities. Sallie Ann Keller, Steven E. Koonin and Stephanie Shipp look at the benefits that big data can bring to society – and at some of the challenges as well.

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