Technology

why does AI matter?
September 05, 2018

Because of AI or Artificial Intelligence, machines now learn from their experience. Machines can adjust to various inputs, which allow them to perform tasks that are human-like. You can see AI everywhere—from self-driving cars, game playing computers, to shopping sites.

nlc small cell best practices

Credit: National League of Cities

September 04, 2018

Making good on its mission to help city leaders build better communities, the National League of Cities has announced plans to help cities achieve What Works Certification, and released a new Small Cell Wireless Municipal Action Guide. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and... read more

modernizing government technology
August 28, 2018

Something significant happened at the end of 2017. The federal government signed into law the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act. This signals a massive trend that will sweep the country, touch every state and every jurisdictional level of government.

gainesville connected signals
The city of Gainesville, FL is working with Connected Signals, Inc. to improve traffic efficiencies. Credit: Connected Signals, Inc.
August 28, 2018

Reducing red light crashes and improving fuel efficiency are key goals driving transportation technology implementation in smart cities across the country. Using signal, phasing and timing (SPAT) technology, Connected Signals, Inc.

StreetLight Data funding
August 27, 2018

StreetLight Data has announced its next phase of growth.

smart columbus
August 23, 2018

From detailing plans for its connected vehicle program, opening the Smart Columbus Experience Center, and launching a first-of-its-kind Operating System, Smart Columbus has announced programs and progress with the Department of Transportation and a wide range of public private partnerships this... read more

rural broadband senate
August 21, 2018

News out of the U.S. Senate bodes well for residents of rural communities across Upstate New York eager to benefit from broadband access.

comcast digital divide
August 20, 2018

Comcast has announced plans to expand eligibility to nearly one million low-income veterans.

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.

ibm smart city hacking
August 13, 2018

In issuing a chilling cybersecurity white paper on August 9, two things seem clear: IBM has gotten the attention of smart city leaders across the country, and hackers pose a clear, present and costly danger worldwide. Here, then, a summary.

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