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Would You Volunteer for Google’s Moonshot Medical Study?

The new moonshot project from Google is to create a Google Maps of the human body including molecular and genomic information as well. The Personal Genome Project (PGP) had a similar mission years ago, but this one seems to be even bigger. 239 more words


The D.C. Metro Area's Largest Law Offices

By Chen Wu

These are two charts and one map about the 150 biggest offices in the Washington legal market I produced for The National Law Journal… 8 more words


25 things (that just might work) about measuring the right thing

I’ve concocted 25 suggestions, questions, hints and tips for a colleague policy officer who has seen the systemsy light yet still faces the task that everybody else… 1,092 more words

Systems Thinking

Map: Watch Detroit's Businesses Wake Up

This fascinating visual from The Social Computing Group at MIT Media Lab called You Are Here relies on opening hours of Detroit businesses. By 8am the whole city seems to be awake and into the early hours of the night/morning there are only a handful of 24 hour businesses. 46 more words


Data, People, and Water: the need for people-centered innovation in Detroit

“Orr on Wednesday said more needs to be done to differentiate the legitimate residential accounts from those connected to blighted and abandoned properties, or occupied by squatters or used as drug houses — conduct that the city doesn’t want to facilitate.” – …

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Say it with flowers - bringing open data to a new audience (hopefully)

When we set the Innovation and Intelligence Lab up, we were very keen that we would be totally open about what we’re doing. Blogging as we go along, getting stuff out early on in the development process, and capturing all the decisions we were making so that we, and others, can learn from what goes well, and what doesn’t. 855 more words


Data is...

When considering evidence and artifacts for our own growth and for evaluation, it is wise to broaden our understanding of “data”. Numbers do not tell the whole story. 36 more words