Africa – The Final Frontier in the Digital Revolution

The Digital Revolution – or the quest to acquire the next billion mobile users – ventures forward to Africa. In a recent speech, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan urged African nations to work and support new outreach efforts towards a global and ubiquitous future....

Safety in the City and the Ghost of Holiday Crime

By: Tyler Curry Crime rates are on the decline, but the ghost of Holiday crime still exists. Contrary to popular perceptions found in this YouGov poll, American lives are safer than they have been in recent years. Of the top ten cities in the United States, eight of...

Immigration Policy and Data for Beginners

By: Tyler Curry Immigration and its reform has been a goal for many presidents throughout history. When President Obama issued his executive order to grant amnesty to nearly 5 million undocumented citizens, positions became more polarized than ever. Though Republicans...

Body Cameras, Police and Chicago Crime Data

By: Tyler Curry In 60 days, Chicago police could be wearing body cameras, according to officials. The Chicago Tribune recently wrote an article following President Obama’s proposal that called for $263 million dollars in government funding to equip Chicago law...