Tags San Francisco

U.S. can't crack top 10 in survey of 'smartest' cities

by • 4 months ago

A new smart-city ranking index listed just nine U.S. cities out of 102 globally, based on residents' perceptions of infrastructure and civic services.

Innovation labs take a gamble to improve city government

by • 7 months ago

Institutions seeking new ideas in government often fizzle out before their projects find solid footing. But their champions say that risk is the entry cost to realizing substantive change.

Facial recognition technology is here to stay, say analysts

by • 7 months ago

Recent bans of the surveillance technology are popping up around the country, but the consensus is that facial recognition will stick around.

Digital service delivery, public safety tools finalists in 'Engaged Cities' awards

by • 8 months ago

Ten finalist cities will compete for three shares of a $200,000 cash prize for work with the public that makes a positive difference in their communities.

Tech will 'support all the new things' cities do, says San Francisco CIO

by • 11 months ago

Linda Gerull, San Francisco's chief information officer, says technology will be an integral part of the future of government services.

San Francisco plans to install AI-backed sensors in 1,000 city trash bins

by • 11 months ago

Technology from Nordsense will be installed in city bins to monitor and analyze waste patterns for service optimization.

Map reveals more than 2,700 surveillance cameras in San Francisco

by • 12 months ago

The civil-liberties group Electronic Frontier Foundation obtained the locations of cameras used across San Francisco as the city contemplates its use of surveillance technology.

San Francisco weighs nation's first facial recognition ban

by • 12 months ago

A new bill would ban San Francisco's city government from using facial recognition technology while adding significant limits on procuring any surveillance technology.

Creating quality digital services essential but time-consuming, say California IT leaders

by • 1 year ago

State, city and county agencies are catering to convenience by putting more of their services online, but often at a humble pace.