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Kayla Matthews is a journalist and writer covering future tech and infrastructure
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Kayla Matthews is a journalist and writer covering future tech and infrastructure topics for publications like The Week and VentureBeat. In her free time, she also manages and edits her tech blog, ProductivityBytes.com.

Recent Posts

Blog post
June 16, 2020, 12pm PDT
The right data will be critical in crafting effective responses to the threats posed by the coronavirus.
Kayla Matthews
Blog post
May 27, 2020, 8am PDT
The big question for planners since the outset of the pandemic has been how cities and communities will change, and what role planners will take in implementing those changes. Here are four potential ways for urban planning to respond to the crisis.
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Blog post
April 28, 2020, 8am PDT
While some cities and states have prohibited all construction during the first few months of the pandemic, other locations are leaning on construction projects as a source of employment and improvements during tough times.
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Blog post
April 16, 2020, 10am PDT
Demolition can be a lot of fun for the people holding the sledge hammers and swinging the wrecking balls, but demolition is serious business with a large number of significant social and environmental consequences.
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Blog post
April 1, 2020, 6am PDT
Facial recognition offers both benefits and risks. Planners can have a role in ensuring more of the former than the latter.
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Blog post
February 27, 2020, 5am PST
There's no one no defining attribute that determines whether a city is healthy or not, as a growing and evolving body of research shows.
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Blog post
February 9, 2020, 9am PST
Planners can expect changes in the energy industry to influence preparations for the future of cities and communities.
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Blog post
January 28, 2020, 5am PST
Urban analytics has the potential to benefit both planners and the world. Here' are a few ways that new data-based approaches can open new levels of analysis and understanding.
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Blog post
December 30, 2019, 5am PST
A few examples from around the world illustrate the power of crowdsourcing to expand the scope of scientific inquiry.
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Blog post
December 17, 2019, 9am PST
Proptech (a portmanteau of property and technology) promises to change the world of development and planning.
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