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Mobile app helps community groups pinpoint housing hazards

Published March 6, 2015

According to a Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service report, Shantung Singh was inspired to find a better way to collect and analyze data, tasks "labor intensive and subject to data entry error." Educating himself in technology basics and working with a group of developers, Singh created "Vacant Voices," an easy-to-use app for mobile devices to collect field data on housing inventory in a given geographic area.

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Learn another language with 4 easy apps

Published Jan. 8, 2014

There is a belief that making small, incremental changes is the best way to go about changing your life. This is why big goals like exercising and eating right fail so often. While always a good idea they're just too disruptive to handle with ease. But what about learning a new language? That may also sound like "too disruptive" of an idea. Learning a language is complex, time-consuming, and getting the right software is expensive, but in the past few years a solid group of apps have risen to the challenge of making language learning easy, fun and for the most part, free.

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The five back-to-school apps you can't live without

Published Sept. 4, 2013

It's back to school time for Milwaukee schools, and that can mean excitement and new beginnings. It can also mean chaos and stress for many families. Luckily, there's no problem a good app can't solve.

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Weather flame forecast: there's an app for that

Published Aug. 16, 2013

The "Milwaukee Gas Light" app brings the weather forecast to life via the flame at the historic Wisconsin Gas Light Building, 626 E. Wisconsin Ave., in Downtown Milwaukee.

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