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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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Austin City Council considers expanding video conferencing for public comment

From kxan.com

“This will save residents from the hassle of driving downtown, find parking, give their Citizen Communication, then have to fight traffic on…
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Open Hack: Turn IoT dreams into business reality in 48 hours

From inform.tmforum.org

In our new Insights Research report, The roadmap of options: Monetizing and managing IoE services, analyst Phil Bull writes, “The Internet of Everything (IoE) has almost limitless potential to impr…
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Public asked to weigh in on Public Safety Building redevelopment

From winnipeg.ctvnews.ca

The City of Winnipeg is asking the public for help in deciding what should replace the Public Safety Building.
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Tomorrow's cities: What it feels like to fly a jetpack 

From www.bbc.co.uk

How will we get to work in the future, and what is being done now to ease congestion in our cities?
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Monetizing Strategies for Smart Cities

From connectedworld.com

Is your city smart? There seems to be many ways to determine if a city is smart. However, as I see it, a smart city is truly compelling when citizens experience a sharp reduction in crime rates, a decline in energy consumption, a decrease in traffic congestion, and an overall improvement in water usage. In
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Young innovators in MENA, US pitch ‘civic tech’ ideas to improve their communities

From www.ndi.org

Their ideas include an online platform to combat misinformation during Middle East and North Africa election campaigns, an app to support Arabic-speaking victims of domestic violence in the United States, and a blockchain-based system to protect property ownership rights in Libya.
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Knight Cities Challenge Names 2017 Finalists

From www.archdaily.com

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has announced the names of the 144 finalists in the 2017 edition of the Knight Cities Challenge
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