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Meet the Start-Up That Wants to Turn Your City Into One Big WiFi Hotspot

Meet the Start-Up That Wants to Turn Your City Into One Big WiFi Hotspot | Digital earth | Scoop.it
Veniam aims to connect urban vehicles to an "Internet of moving things."
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Gerrymandering Was Before Supreme Court, And The Justices Seemed Frustrated : NPR

Gerrymandering Was Before Supreme Court, And The Justices Seemed Frustrated : NPR | Digital earth | Scoop.it
Justices heard a case involving redistricting for the second time this term. This time, it was Democrats' turn to defend their plan.
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Make a Right at Lands End—Fun with Aircraft Leasing – Flightradar24 Blog

Make a Right at Lands End—Fun with Aircraft Leasing – Flightradar24 Blog | Digital earth | Scoop.it
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Dockless Bikesharing and China's Cybersecurity Laws

Dockless Bikesharing and China's Cybersecurity Laws | Digital earth | Scoop.it
The new mobility mode is generating a lot of rider data. It’s fair to ask where it’s likely to end up.
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Iceland Could Use More Energy Mining Bitcoin Than Powering Homes in 2018

Iceland Could Use More Energy Mining Bitcoin Than Powering Homes in 2018 | Digital earth | Scoop.it
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Tractor Hacking: The Farmers Breaking Big Tech's Repair Monopoly - YouTube

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USAF Is Jamming GPS In The Western U.S. For Largest Ever Red Flag Air War Exercise

USAF Is Jamming GPS In The Western U.S. For Largest Ever Red Flag Air War Exercise | Digital earth | Scoop.it
The use of the mysterious jamming technology will impact the navigation of aircraft operating as far away from Nevada as Colorado.
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When It Comes to Gorillas, Google Photos Remains Blind

When It Comes to Gorillas, Google Photos Remains Blind | Digital earth | Scoop.it
Google promised a fix after its photo-categorization software labeled black people as gorillas in 2015. More than two years later, it hasn't found one.
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Mapping the Landscape of Net Neutrality

Mapping the Landscape of Net Neutrality | Digital earth | Scoop.it
Internet users with the fewest options may lose the most from the FCC’s decision.
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'Tsunami of data' could consume one fifth of global electricity by 2025

'Tsunami of data' could consume one fifth of global electricity by 2025 | Digital earth | Scoop.it
Billions of internet-connected devices could produce 3.5% of global emissions within ten years and 14% by 2040, new research will find
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How Athens Confronted Government Distrust by Connecting Citizens to Each Other

How Athens Confronted Government Distrust by Connecting Citizens to Each Other | Digital earth | Scoop.it
After the Greek city’s financial crisis, disconnected private citizens drove much of the recovery. The SynAthina Platform connected these groups, says Athens Vice Mayor and founder Amalia Zeppo.
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'Tsunami of data' could consume one fifth of global electricity by 2025

'Tsunami of data' could consume one fifth of global electricity by 2025 | Digital earth | Scoop.it
Billions of internet-connected devices could produce 3.5% of global emissions within ten years and 14% by 2040, new research will find
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When Does Wearing a Fitness Tracker Do More Harm Than Good?

When Does Wearing a Fitness Tracker Do More Harm Than Good? | Digital earth | Scoop.it
One new study suggests it might be making us angsty.
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This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town

This Is What Happens When Bitcoin Miners Take Over Your Town | Digital earth | Scoop.it
Eastern Washington had cheap power and tons of space. Then the suitcases of cash started arriving.
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The mysterious cable that links the UK to the US | Technology | The Guardian

The mysterious cable that links the UK to the US | Technology | The Guardian | Digital earth | Scoop.it
Beneath the sands of a north Cornwall beach runs a powerful internet cable connecting the UK and the US. But its precise location is a secret, and you won't find it on any Ordnance Survey map, says Leo Hickman
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From Disruption to Dystopia: Silicon Valley Envisions the City of the Future

From Disruption to Dystopia: Silicon Valley Envisions the City of the Future | Digital earth | Scoop.it
The unaffordable Bay Area, Google’s new neighborhood ‘built from the internet up,’ and China’s police state each offer glimpses of what the tech giants plan to sell the rest of us.
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"Queering the Map" Visualizes LGBTQ Spaces Worldwide

"Queering the Map" Visualizes LGBTQ Spaces Worldwide | Digital earth | Scoop.it
When a design student launched an interactive project to map LGBTQ spaces in Montreal, it went viral. Then it went dark.
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Percentage of Europeans who have never used a computer, 2015 - Vivid Maps

Percentage of Europeans who have never used a computer, 2015 - Vivid Maps | Digital earth | Scoop.it
trinitronbxb, data: europa.eu   Countries with lowest computer literacy. (Visited 35 times, 35 visits today)
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Amazon Is Getting a Good Deal in Ohio. Maybe Too Good.

Amazon Is Getting a Good Deal in Ohio. Maybe Too Good. | Digital earth | Scoop.it
The jobs payoff is uncertain for millions of dollars in tax incentives and grants.
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We Overestimate Science’s Proximity to Progress. Community Is Just as Crucial.

We Overestimate Science’s Proximity to Progress. Community Is Just as Crucial. | Digital earth | Scoop.it
Science has do-gooder halo.
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The FCC Disqualified a Bunch of Rural Communities from Receiving Internet Funding After Big Telecom Said They Already Have Internet

The FCC Disqualified a Bunch of Rural Communities from Receiving Internet Funding After Big Telecom Said They Already Have Internet | Digital earth | Scoop.it
The data comes from a form the industry is required to file every six months, but it doesn’t necessarily give the full picture of where help is needed.
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This cartographer’s deep dive into Google Maps is fascinating

This cartographer’s deep dive into Google Maps is fascinating | Digital earth | Scoop.it
Google Maps is more powerful than you know
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The Price We'll Pay to Ride Driverless Cars for Free

The Price We'll Pay to Ride Driverless Cars for Free | Digital earth | Scoop.it
Want a gratis ride? You’ll just have to stop at some stores along the way.
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Pokémon Go ditches Google Maps for OpenStreetMap

Pokémon Go ditches Google Maps for OpenStreetMap | Digital earth | Scoop.it
If you recently updated Pokémon Go, you should have noticed the in-game map looking radically different. It’s because the hugely popular mobile game has finally cut loose Google Maps in favor of using OpenStreetMap (OSM) for its in-game display. While Pokémon Go has been using OSM under the hood to influence ‘spawn points’ within the…
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Argentinian geoscientist faces criminal charges over glacier survey

Argentinian geoscientist faces criminal charges over glacier survey | Digital earth | Scoop.it
Government researcher Ricardo Villalba stands accused of shaping a study to benefit mining interests.
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