Data mining the way we use words is revealing the linguistic earthquakes that constantly change our language.
Twitter data mining reveals surprising detail about socioeconomic indicators but at a fraction of the cost of traditional data-gathering methods, say computational sociologists.
Brokerage giant Fidelity gives a glimpse of how virtual reality might be used beyond gaming.
In Santander, Spain, thousands of sensors measure traffic, parking, lighting and irrigation.
Case studies, resources, and upcoming events.
Amsterdam wants its next data projects to be driven by citizens.
A big investment in data-driven city management starts to pay off.
An online platform connects cities to a global network of suppliers and ideas.
U.S. carmakers are leading the development of vehicle communications technology, and it could be a boon to city planners.
Technology can make cities increasingly machine-like or more social and creative, says author Anthony Townsend. Both models can work.