There are several credit card payment systems in NYC taxis and the experience of using them will soon be changing. Ticket sales, swiping en route, screens for the visually impaired and iPads are just some of the new options.
While the city is in the process of making its data transparent, the work of one nonprofit illuminates what the future of urban systems might look like.
As the technology industry grows in NYC, so too does NY Tech Meetup, which now boasts 22,000 members.
The days of 8-bit Pac-Man are no more. Today’s generation of video game consoles, with high-definition resolutions of 1080p, boast motion sensing cameras that track your movement (Xbox 360 Kinect) and wireless controllers that serve as virtual ping pong paddles and tennis rackets (PlayStation Move and Wii-mote). Multiplayer online role-playing-games, such as World of Warcraft, provide players with opportunities to […]
Will a system that allows New Yorkers to find out how far away the next bus is boost lagging ridership rates? MetroFocus looks at how successful similar programs have been in other cities.
Two new reports on state government corruption and digital transparency give New York and New Jersey very different scores. What really counts as transparent?
A South Bronx high school teacher explains how building an “edible wall” of produce transformed his students from “super-sized and under-credited” to healthy graduates.
From tales of unearthing environmental scandal to participating in a medical study gone too far, the science-based stories spun in the creative collective The Story Collider are seriously weird — but true.