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kcmo innovation partnership

Photo courtesy of Kansas City, MO, via Michael Severo.

August 13, 2018

Collaboration is proving to be a key cog in the wheel of smart cities. Such is the case for Kansas City, MO (KCMO), which is building on momentum to becoming a world-class city, according to Mayor Sly James.

politics of crime fighting software
August 02, 2018

Call it machine learningArtificial Intelligence, or simply computational intelligence: countries are rushing to apply new technologies to combat crimes, but how they do so — and even what counts as crime — varies among them, and says much about their... read more

marketplace.city 100rc partnership
August 01, 2018

100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) has announced a partnership with Marketplace.city which will make its digital platform available to 100RC’s member cities.

value of blockchain
July 22, 2018

Many intelligent people still blink with confusion when someone mentions blockchain technology.  That won’t be the case for long though, because it appears this new technology has reached the “tipping point.”  Its upward trajectory indicates universal acceptance.

Bloomberg Art Challenge Finalists
July 22, 2018

A program aimed to use public art as a means to address civic issues, support local economies and foster creative collaboration, Bloomberg Philanthropies 2018 Public Art Challenge has announced its finalists.

municipal id providence rhode island
July 17, 2018

A new municipal identification card program has been implemented in Providence, Rhode Island.

gondola transit infrastructure
July 03, 2018

Look! Up in the sky… It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s – a gondola?

public transit access

Courtesy of the Seattle Municipal Archives.

July 10, 2018

Recent news and events in the public transit space exhibit the power of advocacy in expanding access.

July 02, 2018 | Ken Hosac

The City of San Antonio has a population of more than 1.4 million people— and is expected to grow by at least a million individuals within the next 20 years. Rapid growth required the city to seek smart, efficient expansion of its infrastructure and services.

June 27, 2018

Productivity tools exist everywhere. Smartphone productivity apps for writing, email, to do list management, and other tasks come at as little as a dollar a piece, and many are free to download and use.

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