Telling encoded stories of politics, natural disasters and social movements.
Austin is 'liberal,' Tampa is 'trashy,' and Buffalo is both 'cold' and 'depressing.'
California affirms that cities can't withhold digital mapping information.
Corporate real estate data offer unexpectedly riveting views into the past.
Metros across the world don't speak the same language. But maps can.
What would you do if you had access to all available centralized data?
Coffitivity lets you listen to the supposedly creativity-boosting buzz of the local coffee haunt in your home or office.
An argument against the popular (and unpaid) app design contests.
The average weekly wage in San Mateo County increased 107.3 percent, thanks to a little IPO that happened in May 2012.
Presuming your friends use Foursquare, of course.
Prepare for the (online) land grab.
The mailing system was born 50 years ago this week. Here's how the Post Office sold it to the country.
Where people Tweet in San Francisco, New York City, and Istanbul.
The massive new project threatens to leave much of Egypt without water.
Cataloging the fruits, nuts, and herbs hidden in the sidewalk foliage.
This world-changing invention is more expensive than we remembered.
Satellite images of vegetation can help to forecast droughts and fires and even diseases.
Here's one way to activate public space at night.