In four short years, urbanization, economics, and war have changed a satellite’s view of the Earth at night.
A new virtual reality project reconstructs the city’s historic soundscape.
The Chicago Fed’s new data-mapping tool can identify towns with sibling connections.
A system called “Flo” system uses cute creatures to tell cyclists to speed up or slow down to catch a green light.
Despite fears of declining social capital and lack of faith in civic institutions, the “new trust economy” is thriving in urban areas.
They’re on buses, atop buildings, in parks, and inside drains as part of the island’s vision to become the world’s first “Smart Nation.” But what do they mean for privacy?
A British photojournalist is training his camera on the sites of the South’s ugliest open secret.
What do cities owe their taxpayers when businesses use their data?
Nighttime maps show where people have settled and built, but they miss a lot, too. A new campaign is turning to the crowd to identify where people move as the world population grows.
Starting in Portland.
The move targets New Yorkers who stand to benefit most from the LinkNYC network in the first place.
In an effort to connect the historic city to its politically fragmented suburbs, Greater Paris is pushing an epic program of highway removal and transit revamps. But drivers fear that trying to fix one planning disaster could lead to another one.
There’s still a lot of the U.S. waiting to be wired up.
One company is making progress on the technology, but where it ends up is an open question.
The move will save the museum $8,000 to $10,000 a year in energy costs.
A new documentary series celebrates regular folks interacting with data, but leaves some big questions answered.
The stun-gun makers are offering body cameras and data storage for one year to departments nationwide. But before police departments jump at the offer, they should be mindful of the hidden costs of acquiring new technology.
Forget coal. This is how to revive rural America.