telecommunications

MIT Senseable City Lab

The Lingering Power of Geography Over How We Communicate

Even in an era of cheap, digital communication, most of us are still talking to our neighbors.

Senseable City Lab

Aggregating Cell Phone Data in Search of the 'Pulse of the Planet'

Universal mobility patterns we haven't fully understood before could soon come into view.

ILSR

Why Are There No Big Cities with Municipal Broadband Networks?

Publicly owned Internet infrastructure is luring jobs to smaller towns. Should big cities follow their lead?