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One Man's Quest to Make Business Travel a Lot Less Awful

The sharing economy meets office space with Breather.

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Wi-Fi Doesn't Just Enhance Amtrak — It May Actually Encourage New Riders

But merely providing the service isn't enough. It needs to work well, too.

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Why the Last Unconnected Places Are Worth Keeping That Way

In praise of powering down.

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Britain's Villages May Not Have Superfast Broadband, But Its Skies Soon Will

The country could soon have a wonderful new technology that'll be too expensive for most people and restricted to short-haul flights.

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Public Space Improvement of the Day: Free WiFi for San Francisco's Parks

Google is donating $600,000 to the city, moving it one step closer to free internet for all.

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What an Urban Planner Should Look Like in the Internet Age

As digital and physical worlds move ever closer together, cities need architects expert in both buildings and information.

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The Payphone of the Future Is Calling

Ideas for radical reinventions that would make the obsolete technology useful again.

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How the Decline of the Traditional Workplace Is Changing Our Cities

The rise of smart phones and WiFi mean we can now work from anywhere. Should that turn the entire built environment into an office?

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Is Broadband for All Even Possible?

The District of Columbia is trying to bring high-speed internet to more of its residents. But it's much more complicated than anyone imagined.

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Seeing the Train as a 'Mobile Office'

Transport modes should be evaluated on their "productive time," not just travel time.