New in flaneur-enabling technology: a team of intrepid aesthetes in Barcelona is working on a new app that would advance GPS mapping tools by providing the most beautiful route to a destination, rather than the shortest or least congested route.
Jul 15, 2014 MIT Technology Review
Contrary to what would seem logical, estimates of oil and natural gas reserves may increase as they are depleted, as the new USGS assessment of recoverable oil reserves in the greater Bakken Basin shows. How does this square with peak oil theory?
May 9, 2013 MIT Technology Review
Utilizing the largest data release of its kind, researchers at IBM have analyzed the location information from 500,000 cell phones to help optimize the routing of buses in Ivory Coast's largest city of Abidjan.
May 3, 2013 MIT Technology Review
Google starts charging for its maps, and an open source alternative -- with support from Microsoft -- begins to challenge Google's dominance.
Dec 29, 2011 MIT Technology Review
<p>A recent conference hosted by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy focused on how planners around the world are designing urban areas that respond to the impacts of climate change.</p>
Apr 16, 2008 MIT Technology Review
MIT's Technology review examines Traffic.com, Inrix, and Circumnav Networks -- three startup firms that offer sophisticated, real-time traffic information.
Oct 12, 2005 MIT Technology Review
While it may be tempting to blame hurricanes Katrina and Rita on global warming, an MIT climatologist says that it's wrong to blame any single event on long-term climate change. However, the power of tropical storms is increasing.
Sep 28, 2005 MIT Technology Review