Interesting mapping tool #drone users referred by one of my students. Thx @jmfrentzel.

Many large cities have large shares of individuals at the margins—for example tourists, recent immigrants, etc.—who may have no other means of accessing data given the difficulties and relative expense of getting cellular devices in the US William Riggs, Interviewed by Vice on the Continued Role Internet Cafes Play in Data Access 

Talking at the 2015 California American Planning Association Conference on my technology benchmarking work which revealed that only 10% of planning departments using social media. Photo Courtesy Dr. Michael Boswell.

Technology & Planning

Technology & Planning Technology & Planning. Last chance for planners to respond to a survey we are running on technology use and governance.  If you have a few minutes we would appreciate your participation.

Apps and Learning – very cool graphic on how students can remember, understand and apply when professors use the iPad.  Thank you CalPoly Center for Teaching, Learning & Technology !!!

Engineering Wood to Match Steel

Engineering Wood to Match Steel Fascinating article on cross-laminated timber use on high rise residential buildings that “is strong and rigid enough to match steel and concrete.” If lower cost, then could provide solution for more affordable housing in locations willing to relax building codes and accept new technology.