NYC Neighborhoods, Mapped by Social Media
Society / Technology

NYC Neighborhoods, Mapped by Social Media

What makes your neighborhood, a neighborhood?  Some might say simple geography.  Others would point to the demographics of the residents, or the particular kinds of homes and businesses you can find there.  These factors are all important. But remember, a neighborhood isn’t just a collection of people and buildings.  If you and your neighbors didn’t … Continue reading

5 Ways Your Life Will Get Smarter When Your Toaster Goes Online
Technology

5 Ways Your Life Will Get Smarter When Your Toaster Goes Online

Ever received an email from your toaster? Neither have I, but in a future featuring the Internet of Things, it could become commonplace. What is the Internet of Things?  Like the internet itself, it’s about connections.  Way back in the ’70′s, ARPANET connected a handful of university mainframes.  The internet it grew into connected individual … Continue reading