The Social Computing Group and the MIT Media Lab have launched the "You Are Here" project, mapping data points from cities where participants have lived. The project has colorful maps of bicycle crashes, coffee shops, and permanent visa applications.
May 2, 2014 You Are Here
Drawing heavily on comparisons to the booms and busts of American cities, a writer describes the perfectly-preserved, abandoned, virtual cities of the popular online game World of Warcraft.
May 1, 2014 AV Club
Guardian Cities has compiled a list (with pictures!) of the "smartest" urban crowdfunding projects from around the world.
Apr 29, 2014 Guardian Cities
We have all been there – tight timeline, limited staff, and limited budget for your project. You want to get the job done, but aren’t sure what technology tools are out there to help you on the fly. You need tools that are easy to use, cheap, and give you instant results. Opinion
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Undergirding the massive mix of uses and investments called Hudson Yards is an ambitious plan to gather and analyze data provided by the 65,000 people a day who make use of the facility.
Apr 28, 2014 FastCompany Exist
Following a concept familiar from the 'One Day on Earth' documentary, a legion of citizen filmmakers spent April 26, 2014 documenting the many moments that mark the Detroit experience.
Apr 27, 2014 Detroit Free Press
Civic leaders chime in on how policy should guide technology and smart cities initiatives.
Apr 26, 2014 Wired.com
While many states are rushing to figure out how to regulate transportation network companies like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar, Arizona came very close to exempting the companies from the taxi and limo regulations.
Apr 25, 2014 Phoenix Business Journal
Canadian filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier created a feature length documentary film called Watermark to capture the “existential interactions around the world with water."
Apr 25, 2014 The Creators Project
Clear your schedule: a new feature on Google Street View allows users to click through images from the past.
Apr 24, 2014 Gizmodo