Paris Has a Plan to Keep Cars Out After Lockdown

Returning to a Paris dominated by cars after lockdown ends is “out of the question,” according to the city’s mayor, Anne Hidalgo. Speaking Tuesday at a special session of the Paris City Council on transitioning after France’s national lockdown eases on May 11, Hidalgo was emphatic about maintaining the anti-pollution and anti-congestion measures introduced duringContinue reading “Paris Has a Plan to Keep Cars Out After Lockdown”

Collecting the Maps That Will Define the Pandemic

This interview is adapted from the latest edition of MapLab, CityLab’s biweekly newsletter about maps that reveal and shape our urban spaces. Sign up for the newsletter here . The 5.5 million-plus maps at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. are so many windows into history. Source: Collecting the Maps That Will Define theContinue reading “Collecting the Maps That Will Define the Pandemic”

How data privacy leader Apple found itself in a data ethics catastrophe

Three months ago, Apple released a new credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs that aimed to disrupt the highly regulated world of consumer finance. However, a well-known software developer tweeted that he was given 20x the credit line offered to his wife, despite the fact that they have been filing joint tax returns andContinue reading “How data privacy leader Apple found itself in a data ethics catastrophe”