John Paul Farmer
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.
New York City launches fintech challenge for underbanked residents
The city's latest "Moonshot" challenge seeks to assist some 1 million unbanked or underbanked New York City residents.
New York awards city employees for innovation work
The inaugural round of NYC[x] awards recognized several data projects undertaken by city agencies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York City, T-Mobile donate 1,000 smartphones to domestic-violence survivors
The company said it's also offering discounted service plans as part of the city's agenda to support the independence of those affected by domestic violence.
New York City published a strategy to keep its IoT fair
A new guide published by New York City Mayor’s Office of the Chief Technology Officer aims to serve the city's communities equally and fairly.
New York City announces winners of mental health innovation challenge
New York City will pilot a pair of mental health resources — a comic book and a health management system — in two underserved communities.
NYC names deputy broadband CTO to lead 'internet master plan'
New York City announced a new deputy broadband CTO to lead the implementation of Mayor Bill de Blasio's Internet Master Plan, which is designed to bring universal broadband to New York City.
Trust and engagement are key for post-pandemic 'smart cities'
A city can only be smart if residents can access and trust its technology, New York City CTO John Paul Farmer said during the Smart Cities Live conference.
New York City graduates first class of pandemic innovation fellows
A class of 14 technologists helped the city complete several initiatives, including broadband mapping and a data dashboard to track hate crimes across the five boroughs.