The science fiction writer discusses how technology is changing cities.
Elaborate bike rides "paint" GPS-enabled pictures on the streets of Baltimore.
Can cities make it just as easy for citizens to engage in the physical world as the digital one?
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Are crowd-sourced fundraising websites a good way to accelerate community-level projects?
A new publication explores the troubling implications of our networked world.
San Diego County has made it easy for its cities to convert to energy-efficient streetlights.
The city has released over 870,000 historic images and made them available online.
The French biochemist behind this strange green light sees it having a "massive" palliative effect on global warming.
New estimates find that moving toward sustainability can greatly reduce energy and water treatment costs.
ArrivalStar claims it invented live transit alerts. Your apps, taxpayer dollars, and the open data movement are all at stake.
Starbucks has said it's stopping the use of bug-based red dye. Why? Making the stuff looks like so much fun!
Is there anything high-speed flexible impactors can't flail into gold?
Tokyo cartographers create cycling routes that resemble wild animals.
By awarding points for civic participation, MindMixer has helped cities across the country increase citizen engagement.
Using augmented reality, people can see how proposed projects could benefit or burden their neighborhood.
What Foursquare can teach us about how people use a city.
These films offer fresh insights into urban living.