For computers that are fair, New York City forms algorithm task force

by • 4 years ago

In recognition of the growing influence of data-driven decision making and computer programs that power public services, a new law has compelled the city to create an oversight body.

New York orders review of controversial 'Textalyzer' device

by • 4 years ago

The technology would allow police officers to review recent smartphone activity to see if a driver involved in an accident had been texting while driving.

New York City's free Wi-Fi program sparks privacy debate

by • 6 years ago

The city's LinkNYC effort to offer high-speed wireless Internet has privacy advocates concerned about what data is collected on the network.