Category Archives: Technology

The social media networks are infected, and they don’t have a cure

Tech company execs try to explain themselves. Continue reading

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(Nearly) Live at SXSW: How to save the internet.

Buzzfeed CEO Jonah Peretti at SXSW Interactive Continue reading

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The Mayor of London Comes to Texas

Sadiq Kahn on the promise and pitfalls of the “fourth industrial revolution.” Continue reading

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Data, Technology and the Future of Cops and Robbers

Will technology make crime obsolete? Continue reading

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If We Don’t Own Our Stuff, Do We Own Our Future?

There is no doubt that is many ways we have lost control over our environment. Continue reading

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What is Civic Tech and Why Do We Need It?

Civic tech is a grassroots, citizen-generated approach to building the smart city Continue reading

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Maybe We Don’t Want Our Cities to Be Smart

Is the smart city a place where we would actually want to live? Continue reading

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Why Our Cities Aren’t So Smart

The larger vision isn’t likely to happen without larger funding. Continue reading

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Some Smart Things Some Cities Are Doing

Wirelessly charged buses, smart trash cans and a happiness meter. Continue reading

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Will the Techies Save Our Cities?

Silicon Valley’s answer for continued urban growth: make our cities smart. Continue reading

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