Guest Contributor Mary Addison Hackett / I went to graduate school in Chicago with Charles Goldman and still remember one of the first pieces he showed at a crit. It was a thin red line cut from paper, crossing the gallery floor. If I recall correctly, it represented the interstate highway he had driven from his home town of San Francisco to Chicago. Show More Summary
June 09--Portland officials were in Washington, D.C., on Thursday to make their final pitch for $40 million toward a high-tech street grid. The city is in the running for a "Smart City Challenge" grant from the U.S. Department of Transport
Earlier on Smart Bitches I reviewed Houdini and Doyle, a new TV series in which Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle team up to solve mysteries. The series was pretty meh, but you can get a great Houdini and Doyle fix from the non-fiction book, The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World. Show More Summary
For close to 30 years, Detective McFadden has been investigating homicides for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina police department. Dedicated to protecting and serving his community, McFadden uses his street smarts to work the streets he calls home. Show More Summary
June 02--DAYTON -- The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission has launched a pedestrian safety campaign entitled Street Smart -- a response to the alarming increase in pedestrian related crashes this year. The campaign includes billboar
Alphabet’s smart city spinoff will work with Transportation for America to develop transportation solutions Sidewalk Labs, the smart city spinoff from Alphabet, just announced plans to partner with a leading non-profit to develop and refine new solutions for local transportation issues. Show More Summary
Even the strongest bike locks aren’t totally foolproof, but when locks fail or risky storage options don’t pay off, the makers of this smart bike will send a recovery team after your ride. The ‘SmartBike’ by Amsterdam-based bike specialists VanMoof comes with a lot of cool features, but this anti-theft guarantee is definitely the most …
The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday casually mentioned in an article that Amazon is secretly working on a new "tablet-like" computer featuring Alexa, Amazon's voice-enabled assistant from the Echo smart Bluetooth speaker. Apparently,Show More Summary
UK property platform Be Street Smart is holding an event next week in London to launch 3 technologies the company says will shake up the housing marketplace including crowdpowered property knowledge and virtual reality tools for mob...
Candice Swanepoel's latest maternity moment is about to go down in history. You can claim it was the way she caught the sunlight as she crossed the street, but we'd argue it was all in her smart styling - and one really great maxi dress. Show More Summary
It’s Thursday evening, and the Downtown Fondren Historic District in Jackson is electric. North State Street, the area’s main thoroughfare, glows with boutiques, galleries, and some thirty neighborhood restaurants—the heaviest concentration of eateries in town. Show More Summary
Billionaire business mogul Mark Cuban on Tuesday mused about Donald Trump's theoretical presidential administration on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street." Cuban said the presumptive Republican presidential nominee wouldn't just fill a potential...Show More Summary
When yesterday Bank of America presented "Another Sign That Wall Street Doesn’t Believe The Rally" noting that its "Sell Side Indicator, a measure of Wall Street’s bullishness on stocks, fell by 1ppt to 51.9, its lowest level in over...Show More Summary
Because being smart makes you miserable, check out today's mid-day links: dead men's sperm, Smith Street dying, late night Beyonce sketches, rainbow nipples, melatonin explainer, French model in Brooklyn jail, and dog becomes aware of computer. Show More Summary
The JP Morgan Chase CEO dedicated a page of his annual shareholder letter to data security, taking aim at third parties he says are misusing consumer trust. At the end of the day who gets to decide: Wall Street, Silicon Valley or yo...
Without a generation of young people to care for the elderly, Singapore's federal government is turning to the internet for help. According to a new report in the Wall Street Journal, Singapore's federal government will call upon private...Show More Summary
The seaside community of Venice is home to one of the largest concentrations of homeless people in the city of Los Angeles. An estimated 1,000 people without housing camp on its streets and sidewalks, leading to clashes with residents, merchants and police. The L.A. City Council recently adopted...
LOS ANGELES — Kimberly Cervantes has spent much of her young life learning to outwit the perils of Compton. At 19, she’s street smart and savvy, but Cervantes’ maturity was born out of a violent chil...
Smart Greg Sargent piece: But my strong suspicion is that Clinton’s reliance on corporate money and her Wall Street speeches are not actually deal-breakers, in and of themselves, for many Democratic voters. Judging by the fact that Clinton has won … Continue reading ?
Donald Trump, smarting from his loss of Colorado's delegates to Sen. Ted Cruz, penned an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal published Thursday night, taking aim at the "system" and "political insiders."