Richard Casey Sadler, an assistant professor at Michigan State University discusses how the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ reliance on using ZIP Code level data obscured the link between Flint residents and lead exposure.
Robb Shecter of the Weblaws.org site wanted to map out restaurant health inspections in Multnomah County, Oregon as part of his efforts to create apps to open up government information by increasing access. The data from the county on each restaurant doesn’t always contain place information such as the city name. […]
If you live or frequently send mail to the United States, then you probably understand that one of the most important components of the address is getting the ZIP code correct in order to have your mail successfully arrive at the intended address. The city or community that you list […]