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Sometimes we need a shake up to wake up. How can we use this time to teach our children the importance of civic engagement?
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Every so often, I find it important to reset and to re-envision what a successful future looks like. This article seeks to take a step back and revisit the
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A new report warns of the threat posed by fleets of municipal drones that are vulnerable to hacking and interoperability problems.
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European smart cities could transform the continent's urban landscape in less than three decades, says Jeremy Rifkin.
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The 10 finalists have been announced for a smart city grant program, and five will receive workshops to help them pursue their goals toward becoming smarter.
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In this set of blog posts my co-authors and I seek to introduce the “lay of the land” in SLCE (related to both implementing it and studying it), to highlight resources we find useful, and to encourage participation in the ongoing growth of the movement.

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Project-led or design-led development of places misses out on the core function of real Placemaking: the connecting and lifting-up of human spirits.
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With a new online marketplace, Copenhagen is trying to enable an 'access economy'
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Read this report from Hewlett Packard Enterprise to learn how governments can be more efficient, agile and resilient, and help drive economic growth, impro
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By overcoming challenges, mastering data and pursuing continuous innovation through digital strategy, IT can empower city government to achieve more.
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From a technological viewpoint, IoT technologies are an integral and important element of all smart city deployments. They provide Internet-based connectivity across various sensors and devices in the urban environment.
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We believe cities should be designed around happiness, not technology or efficiency. We believe in co-creation of fun, engaging and happy citizen spaces, one project at a time, one neighborhood at a time to make the world a happy place again.
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Montreal's smart city strategy is built on strong partnerships with its vibrant community of startups. Computerworld braved a blustery winter storm to see what this Quebecois city has to offer.
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Sample size, margin of error – what does all this polling jargon mean? Learn the ins and outs of what makes an effective poll in this blog.
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If you’re working on a startup or non-profit that addresses news, the future of work, or improving democracy, we’d love to see you apply.
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Urban Transit Planning is constituted through defining goals and objectives, identifying problems, generating alternatives, evaluating alternatives, and dev
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Last year was one of great momentum for civic tech. We saw more people and resources than ever enter the space, garnering interest from startups,..
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The National League of Cities study includes recommendations on how governments can more effectively implement smart technology.
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The city of Glasgow is acting as a national and global blueprint to demonstrate the additional value of making cities "smart". So what can we learn from Glasgow about the shape and advantages of our future cities?
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Zaha Hadid, who died on 31 March 2016, was a world-famous architect. In life, she was respected or reviled, but seldom ignored. Born in Baghdad in 1950, a
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