16 Mar 2017

How Did Electricity Change The Way People Lived In Cities?

You might know about Tesla vs. Edison. In cities, it was Edison vs. Westinghouse. The

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22 Feb 2017

A Smart City Is, Because Its People Are.

By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s population is expected to live in mega-cities. How

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20 Feb 2017

The Top 5 US States Who Gives A Damn About Our Planet

Across the nation, Americans are going green – and they’re heading online for more information.

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17 Feb 2017

The Modern Living In Rural Communities

Living in a rural location has its perks. It’s peaceful, it’s quiet, and you’re out

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16 Feb 2017

How Big Data Is Adding A Whole New Dimension To Public Spaces

Most of us encounter public spaces in our daily lives: whether it’s physical space (a

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02 Feb 2017

What Is E-Waste And Why It Matters

We live in the technological age governed by devices we have made for ourselves to

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30 Jan 2017

Truths, Lies, Post-Truths, And Statistics. The Deception That Is.

In theory, statistics should help settle arguments. They ought to provide stable reference points that

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13 Jan 2017

The World’s First Long Distance Telegraph Was Not The Telegraph

Smoke signals and beacons have been used to relay messages over short distances since ancient

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12 Jan 2017

A Very Scary Networked Nuclear Weapon Proposition In The U.S.

The future arsenal will be networked, presenting unique security challenges for the U.S. Air Force.

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27 Dec 2016

How To Untangle Zillions Of Virtual Clutter In Travel Options

TransitScreen, a real-time transportation display, is trying to untangle the visual clutter of multimodal mobility.

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31 Oct 2016

How Will America’s Space Policy Fare Post-Election?

Space has barely registered in this year’s debate about who should be the next president,

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25 Oct 2016

Who Do We Have To Thank For Inventing The Internet?

The Internet — arguably one of the greatest breakthrough of the last century not just

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13 Oct 2016

Space Trekking: What The Future Holds For Interplanetary Travel

Is interplanetary travel possible? — It has been talked about and dreamt of before by

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13 Oct 2016

Does Transit Always Increase Land Value?

Cities are harnessing future land values to pay for new infrastructure. But the research behind

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07 Sep 2016

China’s Elevated Bus: Future Concepts Of The Past Made Into Reality Today

Traffic — one of the major consequences of living in the big city. It’s the

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01 Sep 2016

World’s Largest Air Purifier vs China’s Smog

Looking at most products being sold in the market today, chances are, you will read

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25 Aug 2016

Predicting Our Future As Internet Of Things Come Alive

Physical actions in the real world and data processing in the digital world are fusing

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06 Aug 2016

The First Solar-Powered Town Will Come From Down Under

The push to go green is in full swing. This steadily increasing trend has pushed

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01 Aug 2016

The 11 Best Co-working Spaces In Asia Pacific To Get Work Done

First of all, what is Co-working? Co-working is a style of work that involves a

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31 Jul 2016

Estonia Estonia Estonia, Digital City Leading In Digital Government

This is Tallinn, capital city of Estonia, a small Baltic country in Northern Europe. A

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25 Jul 2016

The Subway System New Yorkers Have Been Waiting For

New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo reveals his plan for a redesign to the city’s subway

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25 Jul 2016

The Top 10 Best American Cities to Work in Tech in 2016

Want to work in tech but not sure Silicon Valley is the place for you?

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18 Jul 2016

How The Tech Geography In The US Is Not Just Silicon Valley

They’re not all based in New York and San Francisco. Most mayors, economic developers, and

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08 Jul 2016

Where The Sea Meets The Sky Is Not The Horizon

Airports need a lot of space, but in the places most in need of air

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02 Jun 2016

Top 15 Cities For Women In Tech With Big Dreams

Women in the U.S. tech industry have long faced major disparities in both employment and

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26 May 2016

Miami’s Simple & Visual Code For Zoning Chaos Into Order

After a population explosion and building binge led to haphazard and random growth, Miami became

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25 May 2016

When You Get Tired Of Building Buildings, Build Mountains

With just a few inches of rainfall a year, the country is taking matters into

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18 May 2016

Why Life Imitating Art & Vis-A-Vis, Now Extends To Gaming

Do computer games influence landscape architecture; the art of arrangement of elements in a given

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12 May 2016

While We Fear The End, These Scientists Live The End Everyday

The scientists at the National Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis Center model cyberattacks, global pandemics, and

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06 May 2016

Imagine A Scary World Without Moms, Instead Robots Grow You

As far-fetched as it may seem today, there are a couple of compelling reasons why

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04 May 2016

How A City’s Identity Is Shaped By Its Fonts

Most city dwellers speed-walk along crowded streets each day, barely taking notice of the typography

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29 Apr 2016

The Top 10 Grandest American Dams To See

Reservoir creating. Electricity producing. Flood preventing. To tweak a song title from Rodgers and Hammerstein’s

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29 Apr 2016

A History Map Of The Rise & Fall Of U.S. Slavery

The historian and cartographer Bill Rankin visualizes the practice with a fresh approach. Although it

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27 Apr 2016

Raising The Bar For Smart Cities In Singapore

Government-deployed sensors will collect and coordinate an unprecedented amount of data on daily life in

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26 Apr 2016

Our World Is Run By Global Corporations & Megacities, Not Countries

As cities and companies gain in influence and the power of nation-states decreases, the world

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25 Apr 2016

The Rise Of The Robots May Make Real Start In Groceries Near You

If you think that it’s hard to remember where all your favorite products are in

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25 Apr 2016

Mobile Big Data Discoveries Show Social Segregations In Hong Kong

There’s plenty to learn about where residents travel each day, and with whom they choose

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25 Apr 2016

How The Fall Of Supermarkets & Suburbia Starts With Millenials

How does an industry that historically catered to white suburbanites reinvent itself to attract more

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21 Apr 2016

How Portland Is Paving Ways For The Safest Cyclist Intersections

Researchers at Portland State hope to be the first to develop standard guidelines for protected

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30 Mar 2016

Fukushima, Five Years, Fears, Fall Out, And The Future

Five years have passed since a massive tsunami washed over the seawall around the Fukushima

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21 Mar 2016

Cloud Computing Which Was Never Really In The Sky, Goes Underwater

The ocean’s cooling properties and energy potential led Microsoft to run a cloud center there

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18 Mar 2016

How Resilience Grows From The Roots Of Urban Design

In this article, inspired by the movement of open spaces in cities across the world

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18 Mar 2016

While Apple & FBI Are Fighting, US DOT & Google’s Sidewalk Labs Are Partnering

U.S. DOT and Sidewalk Labs Partner in the Smart City Challenge; Sidewalk Labs to Create

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16 Mar 2016

Future Cities & Societies Will Be Made With And Will Need New Skills

Today, the idea that data can play a key role in the design and management

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14 Mar 2016

The Intricate & Intimate Relationship Between Pedestrians & Wi-Fi

Wireless access points can track the daily walking routes of crowds, allowing urban planners to

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23 Feb 2016

Why Tech Firms Can & Should Do More Than Tech

For many cities, tech hubs have been a key to jump starting economic growth in

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16 Feb 2016

The Sharing Economy Should Not Lead to City Zoning Chaos

The sharing economy is challenging the demand for land-use regulations, but they’re still necessary. We

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15 Feb 2016

The Impacts Of An Aging World Population

Overpopulation isn’t something this generation has to worry about much, but under-population? That’s a very

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10 Feb 2016

Why Do We Keep Ignoring That Which Feeds Us?

By embracing the latest advances in connectivity, farms are reaping big benefits. What’s needed more

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03 Feb 2016

Are Cities Really An Engine For Jobs & Prosperity?

City Observatory cataloged a series of indicators that point to the the growing economic strength of

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