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Adam Stone

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A seasoned journalist with 20+ years' experience, Adam Stone covers education, technology, government and the military, along with diverse other topics. His work has appeared in dozens of general and niche publications nationwide. 

Twitter: @dcommunities

Recent Articles

Florida Community Takes a Smart City Approach to Wellness
March 28, 2017 - On the theory that a civic approach to wellness starts with data, some 2,000 residents in Lake Nona, Fla., have signed on to be eligible for a longitudinal research study on local health and wellness issues.

San Diego to Tackle Largest Multi-Sensor Pod Deployment in U.S. to Date
March 27, 2017 - By the end of the year, San Diego expects to have 3,200 multi-sensor pods attached to light poles all around the city to listen for gunshots, count cars and monitor air temperature.

Dallas Works Toward a 'Smart' Convention Center
March 24, 2017 - All of the new features are intended to enhance the customer experience as the convention center vies for its share of business against dozens of other cities.

Helping Government Leaders Convert Civic Data into Sound Policy
March 23, 2017 - A newly formed collaboration aims to organize efforts and blur the line between academic research and applied practice in Pacific Northwest cities.

How Did L.A. Spend $148 Million in Parking Ticket Revenue? Check the Data Portal
March 22, 2017 - The new Street Talk data portal includes information about what Los Angeles collects, from whom and where the money goes.

How Anchorage Is Investing in Innovation, Nurturing Creative Thinking
March 21, 2017 - Anchorage recently hired a chief innovation officer, launched an open-data portal and won hands-on support from Code for America.

How 'Code for Asheville' has Changed the City’s Civic Coding Dynamic
March 16, 2017 - In Asheville, N.C., Code for Asheville's core of 20 to 30 volunteer coders now work in close tandem with community organizations to address specific, tangible needs.

Urban Sprawl Data Crucial to Quality of Life, Planet's Health in Increasingly Crowded Globe
March 14, 2017 - Researchers now can look across the growth trends in the world's biggest cities over the course of a quarter century.

'Envision Charlotte' Cities Share a Mindset Bent on Practical Achievement
March 08, 2017 - For this year's smart cities workshop, participants came not just with enthusiasm and curiosity, but also with practical ideas.

When Big Data Gets It Wrong
March 06, 2017 - The number of information sources streaming into government has never been greater. But is it making us smarter?

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