New York CTO publishes AI strategy guide

The 116-page document attempts to create a plan for how city agencies can better embrace the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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Las Vegas will build a 'digital twin' to reduce carbon emissions

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Software company Cityzenith will construct a virtual model of Downtown Las Vegas to help the city reduce building emissions and noise pollution.

Traffic-tech test bed coming to California city

by • 5 days ago

Fremont, California, officials said a $940,000 will use video and radar in an attempt to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution.

Blockchains backs off 'innovation zones' concept in Nevada

by • 1 week ago

Blockchains founder and CEO Jeffrey Berns said he's pulling out of further talks, citing the absence of "a champion" for the project.

Miami's latest tech trend is AI-powered waste removal

by • 1 week ago

Miami will test AI-powered cameras in its municipally owned dumpsters over the next two months in hopes of reducing carbon emissions.

'Smart cities' groups just formed a mega-group

by • 2 weeks ago

Organizers of a new coalition said individual cities and counties can't drive essential civic technologies to scale on their own.

Microsoft, Chicago team up to provide digital skills training

by • 2 weeks ago

The company says free digital-skills training will reach more than 300,000 Chicagoans looking to boost their digital literacy or switch career paths.

Cities aren't quite ready for blockchain, CIOs say

by • 2 weeks ago

Technology officials say they're interested in distributed-ledger technology, but that they have a few questions before their cities start investing.

San Jose launches cryptocurrency pilot to close digital divide

by • 3 weeks ago

San Jose will deploy 20 hotspots that also mine cryptocurrency throughout the city with the aim of subsidizing internet costs for 1,300 households.

How Seattle avoided 'mass chaos' during IT consolidation

by • 3 weeks ago

Officials said an IT asset and service request tracking system was "invaluable" during a major consolidation effort completed in 2019.

Civis Analytics raises $30.7 million in new funding

by • 3 weeks ago

The firm's executives said the funding will pay for expansion into the federal market and development of new statistical models.