How Big Data and Algorithms Are Slashing the Cost of Fixing Flint’s Water Crisis

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    The Conversation, 09/08/2016

    Beyond tech companies such as Amazon and Google, big data has a significant effect on science, engineering, and even plumbing. As the government in Flint, Michigan has worked to correct the dangerous levels of lead contamination reported earlier this year, researchers at the University of Michigan have aggregated and analyzed data for homes in the area. Their analysis is providing new insights into how the government can best direct their efforts, to reduce costs and increase impact.

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