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Alexis C. Madrigal get exclusive access to "Ground Truth," Google's project to develop the most accurate maps in the world. But why is the master of the virtual world so intent on documenting the physical world?
Sep 7, 2012   The Atlantic
Whenever we weed through the records of our personal past -- diaries, letters, drawings, school assignments from our youth -- we face difficult decisions over what to keep and what to discard. Blog Post
Jul 12, 2012   By Michael Dudley
Planning students are often told to find good information. How to do that is becoming both simpler, due to various search engines and databases, and more complex, given the amount of information available. Blog Post
May 31, 2010   By Ann Forsyth
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
The availability of information in the city is creating a new opportunity for adaptive and interactive urban spaces. As Carlo Ratti of MIT's SENSEable City Lab discusses, the key is people.
Oct 11, 2009   Wired UK
With the semester starting, students are beginning to focus on assignments and other project work. Today there is a great deal of information available for planners, but that can lead students to be overwhelmed (and use only a few available Blog Post
Aug 31, 2009   By Ann Forsyth
Online versions of journals have made quick inroads at universities. However, subscriptions are expensive and those outside universities seldom have access. A new generation of open access journals is making planning research accessible beyond the campus. Blog Post
Nov 29, 2007   By Ann Forsyth