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The 311 Transaction

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, November 10 2010

Steven Johnson, writer and online entrepreneur, has a piece for Wired in which he explains what the treasure trove of data collected by New York City's 311 non-emergency reporting system can tell us about the swirling ... Read More

The Tweets, They Pile Up

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, July 8 2010

For your viewing pleasure, some rather awesome city maps that translate tweet volume into topography. Read More

DIYcity: We Built This City on Rails and Code

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, March 25 2009

Perhaps best described as Etsy meets Model UN, DIYcity aims to empower citizens to collaboratively create "a city that is like the Internet in its openness, participation, distributed nature and rapid, organic ... Read More