The first cities were built on riverbanks. The river waters afforded the first citizens food, hygiene and transportation.
In the 21st century, Data is the lifeblood of the Information Economy.
We're creating a River of Data, linked together to build the "Digital Cities of our Future".DUMBO, Brooklyn
When inspiration strikes, how do you find out if you have the necessary Data to convert your Idea to Reality?
We're building a comprehensive Linked Data catalog of about all things NYC that you can serendipitously explore with your Muse.NYU-POLY Varick Incubator
Social media, strangely enough, has promoted Digital Cocooning.
We're hosting a Linked City Data Commons around which people can build dot.Communities.
Washington Square Park
This is the first in a series of articles about Why Open Data Matters. I’m completing my Master’s degree in Urban Planning from Hunter College (graduating May 30, 2013!), so I chose Urban Planners as for the first article in this series. PediaCities is a data informatics startup – we organize, wrangle, and link data [...]Read More
When big thinkers, designers & coders hack together.
Last month, we were invited to participate in the Inaugural Experiment of GovLabs.
It was a mind-blowing experience! First off, we couldn’t help but be star-struck at all the luminaries milling about from the Civic Tech, Gov 2.0, Open Data and Semantic Web worlds – Tim Berners-Lee, Jim Hendler, [...]
Check out the presentation we organized for the #ArtsTech Unconference.
Nathan Storey, Product/Communications Manger for PediaCities
Chris Whong: Data Viz Enthusiast
Michael Thompson: Accelerator Information Studios
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