Category: urban planning

Big Data: Facing the Frontier of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

By David Pratt, Manager of BIM/VDC, Robins & Morton A recent article in Protocol, a newsletter covering technology, discussed a product called Replica that creates “an expansive computer-generated model of how people move through a community, based on a combination of cell phone data and census information.” A spinoff from Google’s parent company Alphabet, Sidewalk […]

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  • Sidewalk Labs
  • urban planning
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