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Connect Chicago Digital Skills Road Map Working Group #1

On September 9th, Smart Chicago hosted the first meeting of Connect Chicago’s Digital Skills Road Map Working Group. Its purpose: ...
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Announcing the September 2016 Connect Chicago Meetup: Connectivity, Training & Resources in Public Housing

At the next Connect Chicago Meetup, we'll be learning about the new connectivity, training, and device programs available at Chicago ...
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Smart Chicago Ash Fellow Glynis Startz featured on Microsoft Chicago’s Civic Chat

This year at Smart Chicago we were pleased to host Glynis Startz, a Harvard Ash Center Summer Fellow in Innovation ...

Teamwork, Makes the Dream Work!

Smart Chicago Thanks the Youth-Led Tech Instructors Successful implementation of any program or project takes a huge amount of effort, ...

Chicago Health Atlas Updates

Health & Disability Advocates (HDA) and Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) added a new data set to the Chicago ...
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An Infographic of Connect Chicago from April — June 2016

Connect Chicago is a cross-sector civic leadership initiative that seeks to make Chicago the most digitally skilled, connected, and dynamic ...
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Launch of Array of Things

This week Array of Things project launched, installing the first of its sensors in Chicago. .@arrayofthings installs the first of ...
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Release of the Array of Things Civic Engagement Report

On August 15th, Array of Things released the final version of the project’s governance and privacy policies as well as ...
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CUTGroup’s New Proctor Program

A few weeks ago, we held our first orientation with 17 new CUTGroup Proctors. This was the first step in ...

Array of Things Final Governance & Privacy Policies Released

Today, the Array of Things project released its final governance and privacy policies. The Array of Things website now houses ...
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Youth-Led Tech Career Days 2016

This year the Youth-Led Tech program developed targeted Career Days and a Career Development Day. These two programs were designed ...
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Systematizing Privacy and Governance of Data and the Internet of Things

This blog post was originally published on Data-Smart City Solutions and is by Glynis Startz — Smart Chicago’s Harvard Ash ...
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DigiSeniors: Microsoft Chicago’s New Computer Training Curriculum for Senior Citizens

At last week's Connect Chicago Meetup, Microsoft Chicago launched a new computer training curriculum for senior citizens called DigiSeniors. Not ...

Prioritizing Resident Engagement When Implementing the Internet of Things

This blog post was originally published on Data-Smart City Solutions and is by Glynis Startz — Smart Chicago’s Harvard Ash ...

Smart Chicago Congratulates Envision Chicago Student Scholarship Winners

On July 20th, 4 Chicago public high school students were honored with a commemorative resolution at the Chicago City Council ...
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Smart Chicago is helping build CUTGroup Detroit

We are excited to announce that Smart Chicago is partnering with the City of Detroit, Data Driven Detroit, and Microsoft, ...

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