The Digital City conference helps community leaders to understand the impact that true broadband can have on a community.
Researchers at Microsoft are working on technology that they hope will someday enable people to browse online maps for up-to-the-minute information about local gas prices, traffic flows, restaurant wait times, and more.
In one of the latest posts that were found in Civitium weblob, the role of the cities in 2006 was identified to fulfill the following targets:Universal Service, Open Access, Network Neutrality, Protection of Consumer Privacy.
William J. Mitchell, Director of the Design Laboratory at MIT, writes about the emerging technologies that are poised to reshape our urban environments. Cities are fast transforming into artificial ecosystems of interconnected, interdependent intelligent digital organisms. This is the fundamentally new technological condition confronting architects and product designers in the twenty-first century.
IBM’s Digital Communities Business Area Leader provides and overview of the evolution of Digital Communities by exploring infrastructure, government and public usage models, and the sustainability of the investment.
New wireless communications technologies are changing the way we live and work. This fact is particularly evident at MIT, thanks to the presence of two conditions: 1) the very high percentage of laptop computer ownership on campus; and 2) the existence of one of the most pervasive wireless Internet
The geography of internet, the analysis of its spatial characteristics (users, domain name, traffic), concerns today a significant field for the consideration of space. Urban, regional or human geography could enrich their scientific remarks by watching and understanding the digital space.