What an award-winning smart highway teaches us about smart cities

Wed, 2013-09-04 06:00 -- Jesse Berst

A post from ArchDaily reminds us that we've got lots of smart technology and lots of data, but even so we're missing a couple of things. One is the kind of knock-you-down creativity you'll see in an award-winning smart highway project. We've got video and details at the site.

Wow! Smart city market to hit $3.3 trillion by 2025 (and there's more good stuff too)

Wed, 2013-08-28 06:09 -- Jesse Berst

A report from Frost & Sullivan predicts rapid growth in several smart city sectors and a $3.3 trillion market potential in smart cities by 2025. That's pretty incredible in itself, but F&S turned up some other interesting tidbits you'll want to see too.

Apps in the hood: A lesson in getting L.A. kids off the streets and into Stanford

Wed, 2013-08-28 06:01 -- Jesse Berst

A program designed to develop kids from South L.A. and Watts into a new generation of community and technology leaders is getting high marks, according to VentureBeat. Learn what the URBAN.Txt program is doing right and why it wants to be a model for other cities.