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Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Caption: NYU-Poly professor Juliana Freire recently received a Google Faculty Research Award to further her research into how Big Data can help cities. She is using 540 million New York City taxicab rides to prototype a system that will allow even lay people to easily analyze and visualize urban spacio-temporal data.
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