Nigerian recycling initiative proves it’s not all about hi-tech solutions


Source: The Guardian 31 October 2014
Nigerian recycling initiative proves it’s not all about hi-tech solutions

When it comes to climate change, we have the bad habit of focusing on the first part of the story, the part about the problem, and forgetting...

Hyperloop - ultra high-speed public transport unveiled by Elon Musk


Source: Truth Loader 31 October 2014
Hyperloop - ultra high-speed public transport unveiled by Elon Musk

Graduates and instructors of the University of Washington sustainable transportation programs give an in-depth look into our online certificate...

Local Currency Goes City-Wide and High-tech


Source: Tree Hugger 30 October 2014
Local Currency Goes City-Wide and High-tech

Earlier this year my original hometown of Bristol, England—known for its giant urban wind turbines, virtual orchards and ambitious plans for zero...

Elevated Bike Lane System Proposed for London


Source: TreeHugger 29 October 2014 Featured
Elevated Bike Lane System Proposed for London

Landscape architect Sam Martin proposes Skycycle, a separated, elevated system of bike lanes for London. According to the Daily Mail, he...

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Future City Design: Hangzhou, China


Source: Philips 29 October 2014
Future City Design: Hangzhou, China

In Hangzhou, the Grand Canal has been a lifeline for millennia, connecting the city's lakes and waterways...

How A Neighborhood Became A Smart Grid Laboratory


Source: Earth Techling 28 October 2014
How A Neighborhood Became A Smart Grid Laboratory

“Smart grid“. It’s a term we throw around a lot, but what does it really mean? What does it look like? And more importantly, why should we...

Becoming a smarter city: Six public safety projects that deliver quick results


Source: IBM 28 October 2014
Becoming a smarter city: Six public safety projects that deliver quick results

This is the essence of smarter public safety. Empowering organizations with the insights and intelligence to address—and prevent—potentially harmful

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Smart Grid Security and Architectural Thinking


Source: IBM 27 October 2014
Smart Grid Security and Architectural Thinking

Smart grid means automation of the electric power grid, and automation often means computerization, which can create new...

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Cities Should Provide Children with More Opportunities for Play to Counter Health, Social Problems


Source: Sustainable Cities 27 October 2014
Cities Should Provide Children with More Opportunities for Play to Counter Health, Social Problems

An appeal has been made for cities to make more space for children to play, not just to counter the many health, learning and social problems...

Rick Robinson: Better Stories for Smarter Cities


Source: YouTube 27 October 2014
Rick Robinson: Better Stories for Smarter Cities

Cities -- dystopia or the best arena for human flourishing? Will all that is worst in city life dominate the future, or will technology allow us to...

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IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation


Source: IBM 24 October 2014
IBM Smarter Cities: Creating opportunities through leadership and innovation

For the first time ever, most people live in urban areas. In the years to come, the percentage of people living in cities will continue to..

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Using "Big Data" to Improve Public Health in Louisville


Source: Citizen IBM 24 October 2014
Using "Big Data" to Improve Public Health in Louisville

I came to public service from the private sector. As a business owner, I trusted data to help me understand my companies – to figure out how to...

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Alameda County Social Services


Source: YouTube 23 October 2014
Alameda County Social Services

Seeking to reduce costs while improving the performance of state social programs, the state of California passed a...

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IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development


Source: IBM 22 October 2014
IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development

High unemployment, languid economic growth and growing urbanization make transport’s role in driving growth more important than ever...

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Intelligent Urban Transportation


Source: IBM 22 October 2014
Intelligent Urban Transportation

As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, cities, and the movement of people and goods within them, are critical to the future of citizens and...

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Smart Bay, Smart Water


Source: YouTube 21 October 2014
Smart Bay, Smart Water

The SmartBay Project created a system to monitor wave conditions, marine life and pollution levels in and...

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Living in a Smart City: Chattanooga, TN


Source: YouTube 21 October 2014
Living in a Smart City: Chattanooga, TN

The only one Gigabit broadband service in the United States for residential and business customers is now available citywide in...

IBM Smarter Cities Public Safety—Law Enforcement


Source: IBM 21 October 2014
IBM Smarter Cities Public Safety—Law Enforcement

Dedicated to protecting citizens and property, many law enforcement agencies are finding it more and more difficult to...

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12 Coolest Solar-Powered Products On The Market


Source: Prismatic 21 October 2014
12 Coolest Solar-Powered Products On The Market

One of the worst feeling is having an essential tech device run out of juice right when you need it.

IBM Smarter Cities Public Safety— Emergency Management


Source: IBM 17 October 2014
IBM Smarter Cities Public Safety— Emergency Management

The first obligation of a city is to protect its citizens and its critical infrastructure. But maintaining public safety involves a number of...

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Beyond Borders: Tracing the Impacts of Smarter Public Safety


Source: IBM 17 October 2014
Beyond Borders: Tracing the Impacts of Smarter Public Safety

Public safety is vitally important to people living in cities the world over and is essential to the vibrancy and...

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