<em>Next American City</em> columnist Christian Madera looks at new efforts to get local government to make municipal data available and accessible, and some of the ways reluctant cities can be convinced to open up.
Feb 24, 2010 Next American City
A gunfire detection tool used by the city of Palo Alto will be used in the investigation into a plane crash that killed three local auto executives.
Feb 22, 2010 San Francisco Chronicle
We may not be driving flying cars, but the futuristic city is here -- in the form of a more intimate connections, communication technologies and social interactions. Former Planetizen Managing Editor Christian Madera discusses.
Feb 13, 2010 Next American City
Keeping government open and accountable has led to some problems for cities, according to John D. Donahue.
Feb 12, 2010 Governing
This post from IBM's <em>A Smarter Planet</em> blog looks at how advanced monitoring techniques and analytics are helping to improve the management of sewage and wastewater in cities like Sacramento and Dubuque.
Feb 11, 2010 A Smarter Planet
Technology is going to be deeply integrated within New Songdo City, an instant city developing on a man-made island off the coast of Korea.
Feb 2, 2010 Fast Company
This infographic from <em>GOOD</em> looks at how city departments can use technology to better share data, and improve communication with citizens and streamline city services.
Jan 19, 2010 Good
London is making public more than 200 streams of city data, joining a host of world cities in sharing city-collected data with its citizens.
Jan 8, 2010 BBC
This article looks at how a Connecticut journalist used the online nuisance reporting tool SeeClickFix to get locals involved in his newspaper's newsgathering and storytelling.
Jan 8, 2010 The New York Times
<em>Triple Canopy</em> interviews architectural historian Kazys Varnelis about the importance of city data, the difficulty of building new infrastructure and how best to react to a stiflingly complex society.
Jan 1, 2010 Triple Canopy