Real-Time Art Installation Reveals the Many Dimensions of Data
Using a wagon filled with phones, an artist in Berlin demonstrated the disconnect between data and the real world.
Electric Scooters Blast Profanity and Racism After Hacking in Australia
People have found many destructive ways to express their displeasure with electric scooter share, but this is a first.
The New Danger to the Internet: the Internet of Things
The Internet of Things—that network enabled collection of objects designed to make our lives easier through automation and user experience—has created a massive new collections of targets for hackers.
Hacking Traffic Lights with a Laptop
A study by computer scientists from the University of Michigan shows how easy it is to hack and control traffic lights.
Cities Hit Back at 'Patent Troll'
City transit authorities are fighting back against a notorious non-practicing entity, or patent troll.
Are Apps the Answer to Oakland's Problems?
Azeen Ghorayshi looks at how Oakland's civic hackers are trying to change the city through technology -- giving people greater access to data, increasing transparency, and keeping people better informed -- all with minimal investment by the city.
HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research
This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.