John R. Quain

John R. Quain

John R. Quain writes for The New York Times, Men's Journal, and several other publications. He is also the personal technology columnist for FoxNews.com and is an on-air reporter for CBS News Up to the Minute. His articles have appeared in Esquire, Rolling Stone, PC Magazine, PC World, and Entertainment Weekly. Quain is a member of the International Consumer Electronics Show advisory board.

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With cameras that know dogs from Dodges, Honda is making intersections safer

Honda and the city of Marysville, Ohio are working on creating a smart intersection. The goal would not only help better direct the flow of traffic, it could also help save the lives of pedestrians and cyclists.
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Georgia is paving the way for a high-tech, sustainable highway

A consortium of government, corporate, and non-profit entities have come together to build a “smart” highway in Georgia. See how this 18-mile route is setting an example for future constructions.
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How tech turned a 700-year-old city into one of Europe’s most futuristic

Throughout the Netherlands, large cities and small towns are implementing smart initiatives to improve quality of life. But first, it studied years of collected data.
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How 3,000 streetlights turned San Diego into America’s smartest city

San Diego is increasingly being recognized as the smartest city in America, and it all started when it updated its streetlights.
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For Columbus, a city is only smart if the public is behind it

Columbus, Ohio, has several smart city initiatives in the works, but the biggest challenge could be educating the public of the benefits.
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School shooters leave clues. Could A.I. spot the next one before it’s too late?

To prevent future school shootings, experts are turning to artificial intelligence to help pinpoint signs of possible violence in children.