Posts tagged with 'mobile technology'
Q&A with Eric Fischer: Photogenic Cities
Q&A with Eric Fischer: Photogenic Cities
Eric Fischer, a programmer and designer, created maps showing the locations of people when they send a Twitter message or upload a photo to Flickr. Orange dots represent the location of Flickr pictures, blue dots represent Twitter tweets and white dots ...
Google Transit Now With Live Updates
Google Transit Now With Live Updates
I almost cried the day that Washington, D.C.’s Metro and Google announced that users could use Google Maps to plan their trips on the D.C. area public transit system. Today Google announces even bigger news for all Google Transit users: ...
The National Building Museum's Intelligent Cities Forum gathered experts across disciplines to explore the intersection of technology and urban life. Photo by
Highlights from the Intelligent Cities Forum
The National Building Museum held its Intelligent Cities Forum yesterday, an all-day event that brought together experts from across the United States to explore the evolving, deep-rooted connections between technology and cities. The event covered topics ranging from education and ...
TheCityFix Picks, May 20: Harnessing Commuter Energy, Hawaiian Smart Grid, Mobile Devices as Metro Tickets
TheCityFix Picks, May 20: Harnessing Commuter Energy, Hawaiian Smart Grid, Mobile Devices as Metro Tickets
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
TheCityFix Picks, April 29: Bike Share in Bangalore, Pakistan's Climate Plan, Chicago's Design Summit
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
Webike creators pose with their bikes. Photo credit: weBike
For Bikesharing, Forget Stations; All You Need Is a Phone
A small start-up near Washington, D.C. has started what it calls “the first stationless smart bike sharing program in North America.” And all it took to get the system up and running was some bikes, U-locks and mobile phones. In ...
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