Category Archives: Technology

Tech Centers

Sacramento is one, ranked 27th of 53, as this story in New Geography notes. An excerpt. A growing tech industry is often considered the ultimate sign of a healthy local economy. By that measure, the Bay Area still stands at … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, Economy, Technology

Excellent Idea for Parkway

Tracking visitors behavior, as reported by Engadget. An excerpt. Like any other potential advertising space, New York City’s Bryant Park needs information about its visitors in order to attract potential sponsors. To gather that information, the private Bryant Park Corporation, … Continue reading

Posted in Public Safety, Technology

California Wind Farm

Proposed for off the coast, this appears to be a very cool project that could power 200,000 homes, reported by The Guardian. An excerpt. The deep waters off the coast of California could become home to the country’s largest offshore … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Environmentalism, Technology

Uber & Lyft Changing Travel

Especially when carpooling is added to their service, as this article from New Geography points out. An excerpt. How will new carpool options like LyftLine and UberPool affect the marketplace of transit services? When mobility conversations turn to Lyft, Uber … Continue reading

Posted in Technology, Transportation

Southern California

We tend to forget how really creative an area it is when San Francisco is right next door, but this article from The Orange County Register reminds us. An excerpt. Over the past decade, Southern California has lagged well behind … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, Economy, Technology, Transportation


The stories about it seem unreal—a train going 700 miles an hour—but this story from the New York Times takes a look at it. An excerpt. Last month, at an M.I.T. conference on the future of suburbia, I met a senior-level executive … Continue reading

Posted in Technology, Transportation

Human Ingenuity At Work!

A great post from the California Water Blog showing that in action, and go to the site for the pictures. An excerpt. In February, 1914, the rainfall in the Mojave Desert region exceeded by nearly fifty per cent in three … Continue reading

Posted in History, Technology, Water