How Chicago Got Smart About Sensors

from BackChannel I’ve been excited about the Array of Things?—?a network of beautifully-designed sensors poised to capture and make public real-time, non-personal data about the livability of a city?—?ever since it (they?) started following me on Twitter in June 2014. A sensor network with a personality and a public service mission?—?what more could a responsive city want? I was happy to let it follow me, and followed it back so I could read its tweets. This month, the Array of Things moved several giant steps closer to becoming a crucial general-purpose, worldwide sensor data infrastructure for researchers and policymakers. New […]

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