From the monthly archives:

August 2005


Riding With the Urban Mappers

Originally in:

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PALO ALTO, California — “I didn’t think it could be done,” says Tim Caro-Brice, a Stanford University graduate student and pioneering member of’s …

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Sim Civics

Originally in: Boston Globe's Ideas section

New game-like computer software is empowering ordinary citizens to help design better cities. Can the professionals and the public learn to play well together?

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FIFTEEN YEARS AGO, the future of urban planning arrived in the form of a wonkish but strangely addictive new computer game. In SimCity, a player …

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