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In New York City And Chicago, The Smart City Is Here — And It’s Keeping Track Of Everything

June 4, 2015 Featured by Business Insider.  Two major projects have kicked off in New York City and Chicago, part of a broader global trend toward using high technology — the latest in sensors and infinitesimal tracking and measuring devices… Continue Reading In New York City And Chicago, The Smart City Is Here — And It’s Keeping Track Of Everything

A Secret Urban Observatory Is Snapping 9,000 Images A Day Of New York City

November 3, 2014 Featured by Fast Company.  Astronomers have long built observatories to capture the night sky and beyond. Now researchers at NYU are borrowing astronomy’s methods and turning their cameras towards Manhattan’s famous skyline. NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress has been… Continue Reading A Secret Urban Observatory Is Snapping 9,000 Images A Day Of New York City

Beyond The Quantified Self: The World’s Largest Quantified Community

April 22, 2014 Featured by Fast Company.  So-called “smart” cities and communities are sprouting around the world, from the urban laboratory that is the Spanish port city of Santander to a huge residential energy research project that has been running for years in Austin, Texas.… Continue Reading Beyond The Quantified Self: The World’s Largest Quantified Community