The SmarterCities NYC forum, organized by IBM in New York City on 1-2 October, continued the conversation started in Berlin in June to explore new approaches to regional partnership, identify roadblocks, evaluate frameworks for investment and review the tools that are helping our cities meet 21st century realities.
Archive for 2009
What makes a community a desirable place to live? What draws people to stake their future in it? Are communities with more attached residents better off? Gallup Organization and the Knight Foundation launched the Soul of the Community Study in 2008 with these questions in mind.
ReadWriteWeb ran a series of posts outlining the 5 biggest, most cutting edge Internet trends of this year: Structured Data, Real-Time Web, Personalization, Mobile Web / Augmented Reality, Internet of Things. This is ReadWriteWeb’s State of the Web 2009.
The 1st European Innovation Summit (EIS), to be organised by the Knowledge4Innovation on 13-14 October, will turn the European Parliament into an Innovation Showcase. Highlights include a “Welcome reception”
Google’s Project 10100 (pronounced “Project 10 to the 100th”) is a call for ideas to change the world, in the hope of helping as many people as possible.
On September 14th and 15th entrepreneurs from all over the world attended TechCrunch50 2009 conference. It’s a two-day annual event held in San Francisco, where 50 selected companies launch their business on stage in front of a big crowd of media, investors, and industry players.