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Delaware daily roundup: AI city designs; Getting ready for investors; Delaware supercommuter goes viral

Plus, Cape Henelopen School District faces larger classes, fewer teachers.

(L-R) RYAN WOLFE, JEN BOES, BILL SULLIVAN, JESSICA WELCH AND NCC EXECUTIVE MATT MEYER. MEYER PRESENTED $100K IN ARPA FUNDS TODAY TO THE GREATER WILMINGTON CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU. (COURTESY GREATER WILMINGTON TOURISM BUREAU)

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AI can now design greener cities

A group of faculty and students at Thomas Jefferson University’s Institute for Smart and Healthy Cities are experimenting with AI to design green infrastructure in Philadelphia.

The institute worked on a project this year developing ideas for “urban interventions” that mediate climate change using AI tools, Edgar Stach, director of the institute and architecture professor, told Technical.ly.

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News Incubator: What else to know today

• After a failed referendum, Cape Henelopen School District faces larger classes, fewer teachers. [WDEL]

• A Delaware supercommuter went viral onTikTok for sharing his 125 mile rail commute. [Town Square Delaware]

• Delaware Chef Robbie Jester can add winning TV competition show Chopped to his list of accomplishments. [Delaware Online]

• The FCC may require political ads on TV and radio to disclose AI use. [The Verge]

🗓️ On the Calendar

• Thursday, May 30 — Delaware State Chamber of Commerce End-of-Session Policy Conference, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Delaware State University, Dover [Details here]

• May 30-31 — Media & Democracy Summit, The Queen, Wilmington [Details here]

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