New York City

Cities, universities share projects on privacy, algorithmic bias

by • 2 weeks ago

New York City was one of nine cities that participated in a recent digital rights conference designed to bridge work in the public- and higher-education sectors.

New York City published a strategy to keep its IoT fair

by • 2 months ago

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.

NYC asks companies to expand broadband across the city

by • 2 months ago

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city wants telecommunications companies to use city assets, like street poles, to expand broadband access.

One year on, Is NYC’s internet master plan making the city smarter?

by • 2 months ago

New York City developed a master plan for closing the digital divide. One year later, CTO John Paul Farmer says it's making progress.

NYPD lacks 'serious engagement' with surveillance tech disclosure law

by • 2 months ago

Critics said the New York Police Department took a "lazy copy-and-paste approach" to a new law requiring it to disclose its surveillance technologies.

New York City appoints data strategy director as acting analytics officer

by • 4 months ago

Martha Norrick, data director in the Mayor's Office for Economic Opportunity, will serve as the acting citywide chief analytics officer and open platform officer.

New York City announces winners of mental health innovation challenge

by • 4 months ago

New York City will pilot a pair of mental health resources — a comic book and a health management system — in two underserved communities.

How a rapid move to remote work refined cyber in local government

by • 4 months ago

Winners of the cybersecurity award in the 2020 LocalSmart Awards said the pandemic shifted the way they approach cybersecurity.

NYC names deputy broadband CTO to lead 'internet master plan'

by • 4 months ago

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.