This blog has one abiding concern: What does it mean and take for a community and its residents to thrive?
Understanding the nature of thriving in cities requires tackling challenging questions about how to identify, conceptualize, measure, and assess urban life. This is Part I of three posts exploring such inquiries.
In an interview on WUWM 89.7 , researcher David Flowers explains the value of The Thriving Cities project's approach to understanding urban life.
For University of Pennsylvania Professor Eric Jarosinski, Twitter's formal constraint of just 144 characters has freed him of the endless equivocations of academic prose.
In moments like ours when we feel as though we are awash in so many words, we look for ways to cope, ways to manage and structure our reading through technologies of all kinds.
"Metadata is 'data about data,' " explains Wikipedia. But in the case of the NSA activities, “metadata” means something a bit more slippery, and is arguably a misnomer.