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To be fair, New York City assembles algorithm task force

by • 10 months ago

The panel will look at whether the city's automated decision systems are racially biased.

New York and Chicago mayors herald resurgence of the city-state

by • 11 months ago

Speaking at a smart cities conference, Bill de Blasio and Rahm Emanuel said it's up to cities to fulfill responsibilities national governments have shirked.

Mayors pledge to refuse business from vendors opposed to net neutrality rules

by • 1 year ago

A group of city and county leaders are encouraging others from around the country to join their "name and shame" campaign.

NYC wants a way to sniff out net neutrality violators

by • 1 year ago

The city's technology office is asking industry for help holding internet service providers accountable to principles of equal access and content neutrality.

NYC fills smart city advisory council with leaders from Ford, Google, Microsoft and others

by • 1 year ago

Twenty-two leaders from private technology companies and community groups will advise on smart city projects spanning from "drones to blockchain."

NYCx effort will be New York’s next pipeline for smart city innovation

by • 1 year ago

Mayor Bill de Blasio has pulled back the curtain on NYCx, a civic tech initiative that will test smart city solutions through startup collaboration.

NYC mayor establishes new 'Cyber Command'

by • 2 years ago

The new group, led by the city's chief information security officer, will partner with the IT department to set policy and standards for cybersecurity citywide.

NYC launches smart city youth education program under innovation lab

by • 2 years ago

New smart city workshops, demos and digital skills courses are coming for youth in Brooklyn courtesy of the city's new Neighborhood Innovation Lab.

NYC battles opioid epidemic with new 'prevention' app

by • 2 years ago

The tool provides users with resources to combat opioid addition, including directions to pharmacies carrying blocking agents.

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