Digging Up the Dirt With Mapping of Underground Chicago

March 20, 2019

When construction excavation goes deep on the University of Illinois Chicago campus, a team of data scientists, mapmakers, and engineers show up to look into the hole so regularly that they have their own hardhats and safety gear.

How Data-Driven Therapy Is Changing Mental Health Treatment

March 18, 2019

Text therapy and virtual clinicians are becoming more prevalent, delivering treatment in new, easier-to-access ways.

Fix It Before It Breaks: How Smart Machines Are the New Quality Control

March 11, 2019

Machine intelligence is essential for success in the digital future. According to a 2017 study by management consultancy Bain, the IIoT market will generate approximately $85 billion annually by 2020.

Photo by William Hook on Unsplash

City Planners that Ride On Data

March 4, 2019

Named CyclePhilly, the app lets cyclists voluntarily record their bike trips to help local planners and agencies understand bicycle trends, routes, and trip purposes, so they can improve bicycle facilities and connect the region’s trail network.

Four Ways Travel and Tourism Companies Are Capitalizing on Travelers’ Digital Footprints

February 27, 2019

As globetrotting becomes more accessible and popular than ever before, there’s great potential for companies to use data to anticipate traveler preferences, improve customer experiences, access untapped leads, and boost their bottom lines.

Photo by Chris Liverani on Unsplash

Where Beauty Meets Data

February 20, 2019

Y Combinator-backed startup Proven Skincare is using artificial intelligence (AI) and data analytics to give skincare a makeover.