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Driverless Boats Tested On Amsterdam’s Canals

Driverless Boats On Amsterdam’s Canals MIT’s “Roboats” project aims to put autonomous vehicles on the water. How a Roboat could be used in Amsterdam | © MIT Senseable Lab The impending invasion of automated cars on our roads has been extremely well documented, but driverless technology also has a multitude of […]

How Bikes Will Take Their Revenge on Cars and Help Us Reclaim Our Streets

Photo by Andrew Gook on Unsplash As an enthusiastic cyclist and environmentalist, I’m quick to notice the tragedy of the commons flourishing on the premises of personal transportation, especially in the U.S. Big cities are going car-free. London’s Mayor Saqid Khan’s newest “London Plan” envisions that 80% of all trips in London […]

Why We’re Working with Autonomic to Create a Platform That Can Power Future Cities

By Rich Strader, Ford Vice President, Mobility Product Solutions, and Sunny Madra, Autonomic CEO As we adapt our cities for the next 100 years, it’s important and thrilling to remind ourselves that this is a rare moment in technology where an innovation can be designed to build community. If we […]

The Battle for the Infrastructure of Everyday Life

Written for the inaugural NGV Triennal publication Ewan McEoin kindly asked me to contribute a piece to the (2016) records what he calls the “invisible infrastructures of the internet … the hidden materiality of our data”. His carefully obsessive, high-definition stalking takes as a subject one of the largest, most secure […]

Motor City Homecoming: Why Moving Back to Detroit Strengthens Self-Driving Development

By Sherif Marakby, Ford Vice President, Autonomous Vehicles and Electrification It’s easy to get sentimental about homecomings. At Ford, this homecoming is a long time in the making. Beginning in 2018, we’ll be reestablishing our presence in Detroit by moving our autonomous and electric vehicle business development teams to the city’s […]

Do automakers really want to help save our cities from the car?

The recent dust-up between or Medium. Follow Tom Babin on Twitter, Facebook or Medium. Tom Babin is the author of Frostbike: The Joy, Pain and Numbness of Winter Cycling. Originally published at Shifter. Do automakers really want to help save our cities from the car? was originally published in Shifter on Medium, where people […]

Great idea: Pedestrian shed and the 5-minute walk

Photo transformation by Steve Price, Urban Advantage Pedestrian sheds are a foundational idea of designing cohesive communities, but the challenge is the gap between what planners know and developers are building. An interview with Jeff Speck and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, by Robert Steuteville, , has emerged. And although it’s not changed […]

Floating Cities, No Longer Science Fiction, Begin to Take Shape

At times, the story of the seasteading movement seems to lapse into self-parody, but there are now companies, academics, architects and… Continue reading on The New York Times » Please follow and like us:0GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a technology enthusiast, he’s been working on the field for the […]