Technology

OpenTreeMap allows cities to inventory trees and see the environmental and economic benefits.
3 days ago   FastCompany Exist
A new web-based program, Global Forest Watch, provides access to almost real-time visualization of forests around the world.
Mar 22, 2014   ASLA The Dirt
With nearly $10 billion in construction expected over the next five years (in addition to the $4.2 billion spent over the last five), New York City is in the midst of a higher education building boom being led by investment in science and technology
Jan 2, 2014   The Wall Street Journal
It’s premature to fire the chauffeur: the Jetson’s future has not yet arrived. Opinion
Aug 16, 2013   By Todd Litman
During the month of May I, along with Tom Sanchez at Virginia Tech, have been teaching a Massive Open Online Course TechniCity. Opinion
May 27, 2013   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Back in November I wrote about my adventure to create a free massive open online course, TechniCity. The course officially launches on May 4th. Opinion
Apr 27, 2013   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
Today I gave a presentation called “Mobile Planning: There’s an App For That” for the American Planning Association’s Chapters and Divisions Webcast series. Opinion
Jan 25, 2013   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
The first free online planning course, TechniCity, will be offered as part of The Ohio State University’s new Coursera offerings. Coursera offers a platform to teach thousands of students across the globe. Opinion
Nov 22, 2012   By Jennifer Evans-Cowley
A free digital toolkit allowing communities to collect, analyze, and share their own data will be launched nationally at the end of the year.
Oct 11, 2012   Fast Company Co.Design
Rapid urbanization in India will create unplanned cities with poor quality of life unless steps are taken to integrate urban design and planning with governance structures, and primitive planning methods are revamped with the latest technology.
Sep 23, 2012   Hindustan Times
David Kilcullen creates maps to empower disenfranchised people in developing countries around the world. By combining social science and technology his firm solves tough problems in "frontier environments," reports David Holmes.
Aug 1, 2012   Fast Company