OpenStreetMap debuts a new map editor that will close the gap between grassroots mapping and its giant industry rivals.
At New York Ideas, Ray Kelly says we should be prepared for more cameras — and smarter cameras.
A brave journey into The Grey Lady's archives.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Dozens of cities will have the chance to design their own municipally focused microcosm of the web.
The Digital Public Library of America announces the addition of a vast treasure trove of maps.
Some of the best images on Google Earth, brought to you by random people.
Some surprisingly not-so-unrealistic plans to capture unused energy all around us.
An international mobile application contest from the New Cities Foundation.
Yes, that is a body being sucked down a toilet, and it only gets weirder.
As digital and physical worlds move ever closer together, cities need architects expert in both buildings and information.
Researchers develop an add-on to the Android that can pinpoint the location of shooters.
It could happen, with Swedish researchers reporting they were able to detect drugs in the breath of addicts.
Some species are much more absorbent than others, according to new research.
Tracking obesity rates based on your interest in outdoor fitness, health and wellness, and television.
Technology will continue to enhance our ability to monitor public spaces. But cities should seize upon more surveillance cautiously.
A peek inside the city's unofficial Apple store.
Uber Taxi vs. TaxiMe vs. myTaxi, a head-to-head match-up.