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go ahead, judge me
go ahead, judge me

I Pulled 30 Years of Weather Data to Calculate the Perfect Wedding Date

I am insufferable.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.23.17
optimism
optimism

Canada Is Finally Doing Something to Bring Down Mobile Data Costs

Minister Navdeep Bains has directed the CRTC to reconsider its decision on MVNOs.
Jordan Pearson
6.5.17
innovation for all
innovation for all

Your City’s Cheapest Housing Is Also Most At Risk

Motherboard chats with NYC public housing official Rasmia Kirmani-Frye about why public housing is so important to cities, and how smart tech can help it.
Grennan Milliken
5.29.17
Dystopia Now
Dystopia Now

Dubai Wants to Use Data to Become the 'Happiest City on Earth'

Dr. Aisha Butti Bin Bishr, director of Smart Dubai, tells us about the city's efforts to harvest customer data to improve government services. But who defines what happiness is?
Grennan Milliken
5.27.17
Eye Spy
Eye Spy

Meteorologists Are Using Eye-Tracking Tech to Improve Weather Forecasting

NOAA Forecasters will be able to sift through more data faster after reviewing their own eye patterns.
Ben Dickson
5.24.17
burnin up
burnin up

Here Are Your Chances of a Hotter-Than-Normal Summer

Time to blast the AC and break out the lemonade.
Emma Griffith
5.20.17
Data Data Everywhere
Data Data Everywhere

How Data Can Stop Your City From Burning to the Ground

NYC’s top data analytics guru Dr. Amen Ra Mashariki tells us how collecting the right info can prevent fires and save lives.
Nicholas Deleon
5.10.17
the rent is too damn high
the rent is too damn high

Toronto Wants to Use Surveillance to Solve the Housing Crisis

And privacy experts are worried.
Jordan Pearson
5.1.17
Same as it ever was
Same as it ever was

Facebook Has to Keep Apologizing for Its Business Model

Sorry. Sorry. I’m trying to remove it.
Jordan Pearson
5.1.17
programming
programming

Are Software Developers Miserable?

A new survey attempts to quantify the unhappiness of programmers.
Michael Byrne
4.15.17
privacy
privacy

Google Thinks It Can Solve Artificial Intelligence’s Privacy Problem

Can AI use your phone data without being creepy?
Jordan Pearson
4.7.17
Surveillance State of Mind
Surveillance State of Mind

America Pays for Free Body Cameras With Its Civil Rights

The company formerly known as TASER changed its name to Axon and is offering a free trial of its body cameras to every cop in America, but the plan raises alarming questions about the future of surveillance.
Harlan Yu
4.6.17