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Combining Data and Behavioral Science to Reduce Water Shut Offs

2018-12-13T12:08:19-05:00

Combining Data and Behavioral Science to Reduce Water Shut Offs Behavioral science and psychology can help explain the underlying reasons for seemingly irrational behavior which cities aim to address, such as using payday loans or committing property crimes. Unfortunately, determining the underlying causes of human behavior is difficult for a single individual, let alone an [...]

Combining Data and Behavioral Science to Reduce Water Shut Offs2018-12-13T12:08:19-05:00

Introducing pgdedupe!

2018-12-13T12:09:09-05:00

Introducing pgdedupe! Combining datasets and performing large aggregate analyses are powerful new ways to improve service across large populations. Critically important in this task is the deduplication of identities across multiple data sets that were rarely designed to work together. Inconsistent data entry, typographical errors, and real world identity changes pose significant challenges to this [...]

Introducing pgdedupe!2018-12-13T12:09:09-05:00