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Navigating Illinois’ Giant New Data Project

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The logo for the Illinois Open Data Project.

The state of Illinois is about to make giant reems of data available for the public. But data is borderline useless without some kind of mediation. Dan O'Neill and Brant Houston are hosting the first data hack-a-thon at UofI today - offering programmers a cash prize to the best algorithm.

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