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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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ODSC East 2017 | Open Data Science Conference

From www.odsc.com

Data Science Conference Boston. Choose from 6 conferences including Machine Learning & more. Meet some of the most innovative Data Scientists in the world.
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Dublin, New York officials cite smart-tech challenges and successes

From www.networkworld.com

An entrepreneurial mindset is key, smart-city managers said at last week's conference.

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Trump Fires Up Civic Tech Startups

From www.forbes.com

The relationship between technology and politics has always been a somewhat uneasy one. At least, that’s how it used to be. But the 2016 Presidential election appeared to have woken a sleeping giant and energized the entire civic tech sector.
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NYC311 Sets New Record With Nearly 36 Million Interactions In 2016 

From harlemworldmag.com

NYC311, New York City’s primary source of government information and non-emergency services, set another record for the most annual contacts with 35,982,514 customer requests for services or information in 2016 Continue Reading →
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Can smart cities protect their IoT Achilles heel from hackers?

From readwrite.com

Last year’s headline-grabbing security breaches of IoT technology was the opening salvo in a new cyberwar where smart cities are firmly in the crosshairs.
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Transforming Melaka into Smart Cities with Philips CityTouch

From www.youtube.com

Welcome to connected lighting CityTouch goes way beyond illumination: Flood streets and public spaces with energy-efficient, high-quality light Connec
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