A project mapping every pool in Los Angeles raises awkward questions about the tradeoff between privacy and big, public data.
Finally, an awesome use of surveillance technology.
If only temporarily.
The physical infrastructure of the Internet presents tantalizing targets for the NSA and other eavesdropping agencies.
Civil liberties advocates argue that it may be too much.
Technology will continue to enhance our ability to monitor public spaces. But cities should seize upon more surveillance cautiously.
"Everybody's an informant."
What happens when officers turn the surveillance cameras off to hide their misbehavior?
Cities spend millions on high-tech systems. But after decades of research, we still don't know whether they work
A high speed network is changing and augmenting police work in Chattanooga
2012 Games will bring with it an even broader surveillance infrastructure
The ability to identify people from even short clips of video is rapidly improving
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