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Description: NYC is gathering all their resources including paying residents to install cameras in their windows in order to track pedestrian traffic.

Source: CNN Money

Date: October 10, 2014

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New York City is using existing surveillance cameras to count pedestrians. The data could help the city with a variety of urban problems, from trash collection to public safety efforts. Watch the Video

Questions for discussion:

1. Do you think this way of collecting data is effect and/or accurate?

2. Are there certain aspects you can think of that may skew this data? Ex. tourists

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