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NEXT: A Market Where Data Creation is Paid Labor

David Staley David Staley NEXT: A Market Where Data Creation is Paid Labor

I recently completed a six-month program with my insurance company where I implanted a device in my car that measured my driving habits. In exchange, based on the quality of my driving as measured by their metrics, I got a discount on my rate. (But I could have just as easily received no discount.) The […]

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Columbus Leads Peer Cities in Millennial Population Growth

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Leads Peer Cities in Millennial Population Growth

Millennials are currently the largest generational set in America, with roughly one third of the country’s population having been born in between 1980 and the mid 2000s. With over 76 million Millennials in the United States, every city is working to make its case to attract this coveted age range, in hopes of not only […]

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Where are the Jobs in Columbus?

Walker Evans Walker Evans Where are the Jobs in Columbus?

Looking for a job in the Central Ohio market? Then Robert Manduca has something that might be able to help you out. This Harvard student has created an interactive map of the US with pinpoints representing all job locations (from the 2010 census) across the country, separated by job type. The result is a visualization that […]

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Columbus Region Grows by Over 25,000 in Past Year

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Region Grows by Over 25,000 in Past Year

The US Census bureau released new population estimations this morning, and both Franklin County and the entire Columbus Metropolitan Area are continuing to grow at a rapid rate. According to the data, Franklin County added another 17,559 residents between July 1, 2013 and July 1, 2014. The entire 10-county region added a total of 25,504 […]

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How Suburban is Columbus, Actually?

Walker Evans Walker Evans How Suburban is Columbus, Actually?

Rail transit discussion is back in full force following last Thursday’s announcement about the study of a Downtown-Airport passenger rail line. One of the most common oppositional opinions is that Columbus is too suburban to support proper mass transit. But is it really more suburban than other US cities of similar size? Data analysis site […]

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