Esri president Jack Dangermond and Bern Szukalski show how geoservices and maps on the Web make government information easily discoverable and opens access to many new users and applications.
Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin on why urban innovation and engagement are so crucial, Gov 2.0 Summit 2010 in Washington, D.C., September 8, 2010.
This video illustrates newly implemented changes, ranging from increased bicycle infrastructure, a bus rapid transport system, and ambitious pedestrianisation of public space. Are New York’s efforts proof that cities are beginning to realise they need to improve quality of life for urban dwellers?
FIREBALL has produced a video on smart city applications in the city of Helsinki, Finland. It presents a series of digital applications facilitating various activities in the city: mobility, energy, health and well being,
IBM Smart Planet team released a new film, System of Systems. The video features – from IBM – Mike Wing, Irving Wladawsky-Berger and Julia Grace, sharing their personal opinions on what SoS means to them, and how we all might find some new ways of thinking about this important subject.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Smithsonian magazine, Big Think asked top minds from a variety of fields to weigh in on what we might expect our world to be like 40 years from now. Richard Florida and Bill Mitchell responded to the question of how cities will be like in 2050.