"Earth" relies on supercomputers to paint an almost real-time picture of the atmosphere's feverish churning.
Playdope connects people whose paths through the city overlap.
And the city's airport falls from the top spot to the ninth.
A San Francisco CEO says that in a perfect city, the homeless wouldn't be so visible. He's only mostly wrong.
A community beset by crime, and the intrusive tools they're using in hopes of stopping it.
Scientists have trained algorithms to determine your "urban tribe" from your online photos.
NASA captures a 750-mile trail of haze on camera.
These maps show how shipping vessels are creating loud neighborhoods for oceans and the animals that live there.
A cautionary note about constant digital photography.
Google opens up its mapping functionality to allow for DIY imagery.
And a red-light district.
A project mapping every pool in Los Angeles raises awkward questions about the tradeoff between privacy and big, public data.
And what it'll do now that it's run out of places to go.
Tricycles, computer magnets, and other technologies that could help people grow old comfortably.
France has just made buying sex illegal, and the rest of the continent will be watching.
Technology is poised to seriously disrupt some of the last remaining domains: government, city hall, and your neighborhood.
That's the vision of Honda, anyway, which has invented a Segway-like pedestal for personal mobility.
This wonderfully poisonous map shows what Yahoo!'s search engine thinks of places, such as "Chicago is so two years ago" and "Philadelphia is ugly."
The technology can make it easier to approach strangers, and alter our sense of belonging.