March 16, 2018 Featured by ABC News. In 2013 the police chief in Reading, Pennsylvania invested in a predictive policing tool.Based on historical police data, the software was trained to forecast where crimes were likely to occur, explained data scientist Cathy… Continue Reading Big data is going to shape our future cities. Will it treat us all equally?
March 6, 2018 Professor Constantine Kontokosta Professor Daniel Neill Congratulations to NYU CUSP Professors Constantine Kontokosta and Daniel Neill, who have been awarded the Marron Institute's inaugural seed grant award for their proposal "Making Local Governments' Housing Quality Maintenance Systems Fairer and More… Continue Reading NYU CUSP Professors Awarded the Marron Institute’s Inaugural Seed Grant Award
April 15, 2015 Featured by National Geographic Channel. On Manhattan’s West Side, construction crews are erecting Hudson Yards, a massive $20 billion office, retail and residential complex that’s the biggest real estate development in New York City since Rockefeller Center… Continue Reading What’s The Big Deal With Big Data?
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
April 14, 2014 Featured by Crain's New York. New York University is teaming up with the developers of the Hudson Yards in the hopes big data collected from the future 28-acre complex will help it run more efficiently and make… Continue Reading Hudson Yards To Become First ‘Quantified Community’
NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) has added new members to its leadership team with the appointment of Dr. Constantine Kontokosta, PE, as Deputy Director, Dr. Michael Holland as Chief of Staff, and Kimonia Alfred as Associate Director for External Affairs.