Author: ShareFly

Lab Report: Can Government Keep Up With Technology? 0

Lab Report: Can Government Keep Up With Technology?

Is Google our new government?: Corporate giants like Google are vastly outpacing the government in their advances in transformational artificial intelligence tech—and so they get the power over how this all plays out. The...

A Data-Driven Crash-Prediction Tool Every City Can Use 0

A Data-Driven Crash-Prediction Tool Every City Can Use

Two years ago, New York City partnered with data scientists at Datakind and Microsoft to build the “holy grail” of road safety engineers: a software platform capable of predicting and quantifying the outcome of...

Forget Flying Cars: We Need Floating Ones 0

Forget Flying Cars: We Need Floating Ones

In May, New York City made a splash when city officials launched the first new public inter-borough ferry service since the Fulton Ferry between Brooklyn and Manhattan docked for the last time in 1924....

Built-Out Barcelona Makes Space for an Urban Forest 0

Built-Out Barcelona Makes Space for an Urban Forest

When a city needs green space, but it’s all out of room, what can it do? It’s an issue that many older, denser cities are facing as they try to make themselves more amenable...

Why Jitneys Will Survive Uber 0

Why Jitneys Will Survive Uber

Outside a chain grocery store in a gentrifying Washington, D.C., neighborhood, a line of cars waits for would-be passengers. Five or six drivers stand bunched together outside their vehicles, talking and joking. When a...