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Urban Innovation Predictions For 2017

From www.huffingtonpost.co.uk

What does this year hold for the urban innovation agenda in the UK? Like many others, I completely failed to predict the Brexit vote or the Trum
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White: Time to rethink community engagement

From calgaryherald.com

Highland Park community association president has advice for bettering community engagement process to enhance redevelopment projects.
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Internet of Things: Giving Machines a Voice

From www.mitel.com

In this video blog post Tony Pereira explains how the internet of things is giving machines a voice and how Mitel is powering connections through IoT technologies
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A Small City’s Path to Getting the Most from Social Media

From www.governing.com

Officials in Pismo Beach knew there were hurdles, but along the way they learned a lot about how to reap the benefits.
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How Can Artificial Intelligence Impact Smart Cities?

From electronicdesign.com

Industry analyst Susan Etlinger shares her views on where AI technology is now, what needs to change for it to evolve, and its future as a utility.
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Forecasting the Future of Cities Under President Trump

From citiesspeak.org

Campaign rhetoric can give us insight into a politician’s perspective, even after they take office. The 2016 presidential campaign rhetoric was laced with mischaracterizations of cities, even as we have come to understand the importance of cities and metro regions as the nation’s key economic drivers in the 21st Century. Yet, campaign rhetoric and the…
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Smart Investments Create Smart Cities

From www.digitalistmag.com

IoT, machine learning, and advanced analytics are creating smart cities that blur the boundaries between citizens, government, and private industry.
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Six Big Ideas that a Smart City Needs

From www.bbvaopenmind.com

A smart city needs programmers, applications to share data or measure electricity consumption in real time. Which of those advances are happening now?
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How Florida and Colorado are trying to build smart cities from the ground up

From www.theguardian.com

Ambitious new cities Songdo and Masdar may not have lived up to their promise, but smaller projects in the US aim to be laboratories for sustainable city planning
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2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report

From www.urenio.org

The Black & Veatch 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report measures the progress made by communities and utilities on the path towar
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Public Comments made easy

From www.civicomment.com

CiviComment is the simplest way to accept public comments on PDFs on the web. Simply upload PDFs, and viewers can instantly comment on topics within the document.

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Data Forum wraps up with launch of Cape Town Action Plan

From www.un.org

The Cape Town Global Action Plan for Sustainable Development Data was prepared with inputs from the global statistical community.
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​Tinder for cities: how tech is making urban planning more inclusive

From www.theguardian.com

Having a say in what your city or neighbourhood should be like is often complicated, time-consuming and full of confusing jargon. A new wave of digital tools are trying to make the process transparent and interactive
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How Designers And Developers Can Work With A President Who Doesn’t Trust Technology

From www.fastcodesign.com

The government's digital footprint is still in its infancy. Huge product VP Dan Hou considers how to help it grow upwith or without Trump's help.
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NASA to let Public pick Juno Spacecraft's next site for Jupiter Photos 

From www.clarksvilleonline.com

Written by DC Agle NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA - Where should NASA's Juno spacecraft aim its camera during its next close pass of Jupiter
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How universities are helping fill the smart cities talent gap 

From www.eduwire.com

As cities become smarter, there will be a greater need for skilled employees to fill the tech jobs that will keep the city running smoothly. There are universities and colleges offering training, through new classes, certifications and degree programs, to help cities fill the talent gap. Read More
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AIA Honor Awards 2017 recognize excellence in architecture, interior, and regional&urban design

From worldarchitecture.org

World Architecture Community News - AIA Honor Awards 2017 recognize excellence in architecture, interior, and regional&urban design
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Governments look to change ways public gets information

From www.washingtontimes.com

Last year Yakima County responded to 2,453 requests for public documents. Many of those had multiple parts, each requiring research of thousands of documents.
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Schenectady: A Model for Small Smart Cities

From www.youtube.com

To work towards its goal of utilizing technology to improve municipal services and government operations, The City of Schenectady has deployed numerou
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Seattle Calls for its Data to Be ‘Open by Preference’

From www.digitalcommunities.com

Mayor Ed Murray’s executive order requires new standards of governance and policy around open data across all city departments.
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