The lead cartographer for Mapbox answers the technological and philosophical questions of which ‘hoods make it onto a map.
Climate change means the end of our world, but the beginning of another—one with a new set of species and ecosystems.
A clever experiment reveals how highway noise drives songbirds out of forests and harms the ones that stay behind.
Who says smartphones are making us dumb?
But letting customers buy their own would force cable companies to improve their equipment.
IBM says its artificially intelligent machine can forecast air pollution up to 72 hours in advance.
You don’t need a hurricane to have a catastrophic flood.
Manmade embankments are an ancient technology, modeled from nature.
Uber has had a big head start with its ride-hailing app, but the taxi industry is finally getting serious about their own.
Three cities have dominated over time: New York, London, and L.A.
New developments in accessible technology have made it easier than ever for the visually-impaired to connect.
Share My Air converts air quality data into more relatable terms, like the equivalent number of cigarettes smoked.
SunPort lets you buy solar credits just by plugging into a socket.
A $9 device can save you from a $50 parking ticket.
They're endangering aircraft and firefighters, but the FAA isn't stepping up. Who does that leave?
Ten years after Katrina, a complicated culture of “experiments” continues to shape the city.
The tech giant’s new tool, Project Sunroof, tells you how much sun you get and how much money you could save.
MIT Media Lab’s “Placelet” project will measure the quality of a space by tracking how people move through it.
Pilgrims will be able to follow the papal leader’s upcoming visit to Philadelphia (and plan their own) using an app developed by IBM.