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AAAI 2015 Workshop on AI for CitiesJuly 23, 2014 · 0 Comments
Almost half of humanity today lives in urban environments and that number will grow to 80% or more by the middle of this century in different parts of the world. Cities are thus the loci of resource consumption, economic activity, social interactions, and education and innovation; they are the cause of our looming sustainability problems
Privacy, Big Data, and the Public GoodJuly 17, 2014 · 0 Comments
Massive amounts of new data about people, their movements, and activities can now be accessed and analyzed as never before. Numerous privacy concerns have been raised by use – or misuse – of such data in commercial and national security arenas. Yet we are motivated by the potential for “big data” to be harnessed to
CUSP Collaborates in Public Mapping MissionNovember 21, 2013 · 0 Comments
CUSP is teaming up with NYU’s Govlab, MIT Media Lab, Public Lab and Peer-2-Peer University to offer a novel hybrid of massive open online course (MOOC) and hands-on team-based field work. The theme of the mission is using cameras attached to tethered balloons and kites for environmental mapping. Online Seminar: Nov 22, 2013, 3:30PM EST –
NYU CUSP Announces Lynn A. Goldstein as Chief Data OfficerAugust 29, 2013 · 0 Comments
Brooklyn, NY — August 29, 2013: NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), today announced that Lynn A. Goldstein, former Privacy General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer at JPMorgan Chase, has been appointed CUSP’s Chief Data Officer. Ms. Goldstein joins the CUSP leadership team as the Center prepares to welcome its inaugural class this
Mayor Bloomberg Welcomes NYU’s Center for Urban Science & Progress Inaugural Graduate ClassAugust 26, 2013 · 0 Comments
Brooklyn, NY — August 26: Mayor Bloomberg was on hand to welcome the inaugural class of graduate students at New York University’s Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP). The NYU center was designated just last year as part of the City’s groundbreaking Applied Sciences NYC initiative, which seeks to increase New York City’s capacity
The Promise of Urban Informatics (Video)August 2, 2013 · 0 Comments
Director, Dr. Steve Koonin gives an overview of the Center for Urban Science & Progress (CUSP).