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Liz Ellis Mayes

Liz Ellis Mayes

Liz Ellis Mayes is a Washington, D.C.-based multimedia freelance journalist. She writes about U.S. federal energy policy and technology. Her heaven will be a coffee shop with high-speed WiFi and mismatched couches.

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Lyft strengthens local ties in DC with partnerships, and a little merriment business

Dec. 14, 2017 4:37 pm

Lyft strengthens local ties in DC with partnerships, and a little merriment

A look at how the ridesharing company's work with the community is playing a role in its growth. Plus, details on an ugly sweater party on wheels.
DC will start using app to speed CPR to heart attack victims civic

Oct. 27, 2017 11:17 am

DC will start using app to speed CPR to heart attack victims

Pulsepoint sends alerts to CPR-trained individuals when a person suffers a heart attack nearby. It's one of a number of tech upgrades to the District's emergency response.
Could AI end car accidents? civic

Sep. 6, 2017 12:57 pm

Could AI end car accidents?

Microsoft thinks so, and D.C. is looking to help. The District is enlisting residents to help with development of an algorithm that turns near misses on the road into valuable safety data.
Why Yelp chose DC business

Aug. 10, 2017 7:46 am

Why Yelp chose DC

The review site is bringing 500 new jobs — mostly in sales and marketing — to the District. The city's economic development arm says Mayor Bowser was very involved in getting it done.
DC entrepreneur Kate Glantz takes on new role with Lyft business

Aug. 1, 2017 12:22 pm

DC entrepreneur Kate Glantz takes on new role with Lyft

The founder of Heartful.ly will run marketing efforts for the ridesharing company's local presence.
Could robots eliminate DC’s food deserts? access

Mar. 24, 2017 12:57 pm

Could robots eliminate DC’s food deserts?

An Estonian company is piloting its food delivery bots in the District. We explore how the new technology might tackle an old problem.
No, a robot isn’t going to take your job business

Feb. 9, 2017 11:08 am

No, a robot isn’t going to take your job

We take a look at how D.C. is set to fare economically in a world of automation.
Can those food delivery bots travel the District’s streets safely? civic

Jan. 26, 2017 7:31 am

Can those food delivery bots travel the District’s streets safely?

D.C. is moving forward with bot delivery — cautiously. We spoke to Councilmember Mary Cheh about it.
DC will be the first US city to pilot food delivery bots business

Jan. 6, 2017 11:06 am

DC will be the first US city to pilot food delivery bots

In 2017, thanks to an Estonian company called Starship Technologies, your delivery person could be a robot.

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