Portland, OR Wants Surveillance Used Responsibly

March 29, 2023

Portland, OR’s City Council has unanimously passed an initial policy regarding surveillance technologies which aims to strike a balance between their benefits and risks. The city previously implemented privacy principles and a ban on the Read More

New York Ramps Up Composting

March 27, 2023

After conducting a successful waste to compost recycling program in Queens – the city’s second most populous borough – the city of New York has plans to expand the curbside composting program to all five Read More

Flatburn, The Mobile Air Pollution Scanner

March 20, 2023

Researchers at MIT have created an open-source version of a low-cost, mobile pollution detector that could enable people to easily track air quality. The detector – called Flatburn – is part of a larger project, Read More

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