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Learning to Navigate in Cities Without a Map

Google DeepMind: “Navigating through unstructured environments is a basic capability of intelligent creatures, and thus is of fundamental interest in the study and development of artificial intelligence. Long-range navigation is a complex cognitive task that relies on developing an internal … Continue reading

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Four Cities in Germany

A German village along the Rhine, north of Düsseldorf The D&O Diary was on assignment in Germany for meetings this past week, with four stops on a crowded itinerary. I have been to Germany during the winter months many times … Continue reading

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“California’s Supreme Court has thrown cities — and citizens — into chaos over local taxes”

Reporting for CALmatters, Ben Christopher says that “[t]he California Supreme Court has some explaining to do.” He’s talking about the court’s opinion in California Cannabis Coalition v. City of Upland, which held that Proposition 218, a voter initiative that amended … Continue reading

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Should Libraries Be the Keepers of Their Cities’ Public Data?

CityLab – Public libraries are one of the most trusted institutions, and they want to make sure everyone has access to the information cities are collecting and sharing. “In recent years, dozens of U.S. cities have released pools of public … Continue reading

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Sarah Swan on Preempting Plaintiff Cities

Professor Sarah L. Swan (Florida State Law) has posted to SSRN her manuscript, Preempting Plaintiff Cities, Fordham Urb. L. J. (forthcoming). Here is the abstract: Within the city-state relationship, states hold an enormous amount of power. Recently, states have been… … Continue reading

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