The city of Los Angeles is opening up the data floodgates by giving researchers unprecedented high-speed access to its smart city data, a move that could spark a raft of new data-driven discoveries.
City leaders announced it will link its databases and computers to a 100 Gbps system called California Research and Education Network (CalREN). The deal will allow member institutes, researchers, educators and students free access to one of the biggest storehouses of smart city data ever amassed