Juan Ayala talks about the distinctions between architecture and urban design, emphasizing the historical separation of individual building design and broader urban landscape planning. He also highlights the crucial role of urban designers as bridges between architects and planners.
Believe the hype – even if you shouldn’t believe all the research. China is a global top dog in tech, leading in 37 of 44 technology segments – at least according to the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (Aspi). But China is not quite as dominant as that statistic...
To better understand the digital divide disparity in New Jersey, Tarun and the Digital Equity Initiative team mapped the American Community Survey data from 2020 and observed what, if any, correlations there were between race, education, and employment in regard to access to the internet and digital technology.
NJSPL – A Community-based Approach to Increasing Technology Adoption and Proficiency in Older Adults
As part of research funded by the New Jersey State Policy Lab and in collaboration with the Office of University-Community Partnerships (OUCP), the team has been developing curriculum-based training for the Senior Connect Digital Divide project.
In a new article published in Issues in Science and Technology, Leonard Lynn & Hal Salzman argue that it’s time to abandon a techno-nationalist approach to science, technology, and innovation.
Public Informatics Program director Jim Samuel talks about his path to studying the Big Data phenomenon, the future of informatics and artificial intelligence, and what the arrival of Chat GPT means for society.
This blog post explores the ‘Model Telework Program for State Executive Branch Employees’ the State Government enacted in the wake of the pandemic and the push for more flexible work schedules. The goal of the program is to modernize most of the state agencies in NJ by developing policies that allow teleworking.
The project integrates multi-dimensional human perception data, collected using physiological sensors, with refined street-level built environment data, extracted using the latest computer vision techniques, to systematically understand how e-scooter riders and active travelers perceive the built environment and identify factors that influence travel satisfaction.
A discussion of the current critical work the center is doing, includig impact of the digital economy on tax policy, the increasing risk of cybersecurity threats, and the consolidation of the multitudes of municipalities.
New Jersey State Policy Lab: From Emergency to Routine: Evaluating the Implementation of Technology for Government after COVID-19
While much of the conversation on policy regarding technological advancements is largely on understanding technological infrastructure and economic opportunities, its use in the workplace and how it impacts the social, psychological, and mental well-being of employees in public organizations is less studied.