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Let's Analyze Data to Build Better Cities

Nancy Staisey | Posted 10.18.2013 | Technology
Nancy Staisey

The amount of data that we can gather is dizzying. The volume is coming from everywhere like no other time: whether it's Facebook updates or sensors on highway signs or even robots floating within the depths of the ocean.

Data Analytics Could Play a Vital Role in Helping New York City Go Solar

Steve Hamm | Posted 08.26.2012 | Green
Steve Hamm

New York City may seem an unlikely hot spot for solar energy, but think again. Consider the fact that there are 20 million square feet of usable solar farm space on top of the city's 1,100 public school roofs alone -- enough to generate 170,000 megawatts of electricity.

The Charleston Police Tap Technology to Reduce Crime

Gregory Mullen | Posted 08.26.2012 | Technology
Gregory Mullen

Our department, like those in New York, London, Vancouver and many other elite cities, is utilizing advanced technology to bring the next evolution in police work to our residents and visitors. Our goal is to make Charleston one of the safest cities in which to live and visit.

Innovation Propels Russia's Economic Growth — And Not Just in Moscow

Kirill Korniliev | Posted 08.26.2012 | Technology
Kirill Korniliev

In this year's Battle of the Brains international programming contest held last month in Warsaw, three students from St. Petersburg State University of Information Technology, Mechanics & Optics, a leading Russian technical school, were named world programming champions beating more than 100 other teams.