Ryan Johnston


'Road Vision' traffic metrics app wins D.C. app challenge

by Ryan Johnston • 4 hours ago

The app, which uses mobile-phone and surveillance-camera footage to analyze traffic, won $25,000 and a beta-testing opportunity with the D.C. government.


San Jose's 'Digital Inclusion Fund' to bring internet to 50,000 homes

by Ryan Johnston • 2 days ago

The $24 million fund will be fueled in part by fees the city charges wireless providers to install antennas on public property.


North Carolina opens virtual exploration with help from Google's 360-degree backpack cameras

by Ryan Johnston • 2 days ago

The North Carolina Department of Information Technology is using Google's Trekker program to preserve 360-degree journeys through cultural, natural and historical landmarks.


Street closure map helps Philadelphia residents stay informed, report illegal activity

by Ryan Johnston • 3 days ago

The only way to get information on street or sidewalk construction previously was to contact the Streets Department directly.


Map reveals more than 2,700 surveillance cameras in San Francisco

by Ryan Johnston • 4 days ago

The civil-liberties group Electronic Frontier Foundation obtained the locations of cameras used across San Francisco as the city contemplates its use of surveillance technology.


Atlanta names private-sector veteran as new CISO

by Ryan Johnston • 1 week ago

William Wade III will assume his first role in the public sector with a city still rebuilding its digital infrastructure after a devastating ransomware attack last year.

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