From Past Issues

Nashville’s Quest for Broadband Equity: A Q&A

Friday May 28, 2021 / By user

From The Cities issue

There are many organizations working on bridging the digital divide, especially when it comes to broadband access. Their tasks are about to get a little... Read More

Commissioning: A Public Interest Tech Blueprint for City Transformation

Thursday May 27, 2021 / By Sascha Haselmayer

From The Cities issue

The year is 2050. You’re in Southend-on-Sea, a town at the English seaside. It is prosperous and connected, with quality of life to match. According... Read More

A map of location data

Responsible Use of Location Data in Local Services

Thursday May 27, 2021 / By Ben Hawes

From The Cities issue

Digital devices are generating more and more location data — details about places and about people in places — and users are benefitting. They... Read More

Chicago, Mastercard Using Data-Driven Insights to Spur Development

Thursday May 27, 2021 / By Meegan Dugan Bassett and Kaity Hsieh

From The Cities issue

When COVID hit in March 2020, plans were already underway for a philanthropic partnership between the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth and New America... Read More

Data Privacy is a Right Not a Privilege

Thursday April 29, 2021 / By Maria Filippelli

From The Data Privacy issue

My public interest technology journey began when I was working in the public sector over a decade ago and started utilizing big data. The interdependency... Read More

Data Privacy Reform for All

Thursday April 29, 2021 / By Emily Chi

From The Data Privacy issue

It seems the one thing technologists, companies, consumers, and policymakers can all agree on these days is the need for data privacy reform. But what... Read More

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