Data-mapping tools help cities find "lost" land ripe for development. Dow introduces new technologies in its partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Ameresco and NYC Housing Authority launch sweeping energy saving project.
Smart cities are data driven, but all of that data doesn’t have to be yours. Read on for three great ideas for learning from other cities and inspiring third-parties to find solutions in your open data.
Portlanders to rent out tiny homes in backyards… Enel company pioneers microgrid in NYC complex… Hackney Council will build homes… First Nations housing uses passive technology... Cheap digs for artists in West Philly.
From training software developers to work remotely for firms like IBM and Microsoft to using satellite imagery to help pastoralists find greener grazing land for their herds, read about African startups making a difference
The quickest way to help the billion-plus people who still lack access to energy isn't by extending the traditional electric grid. Policies supporting distributed renewable energy are a better approach, says Power for All.
Urban populations are growing and that growth presents cities with several challenges. Among them: what to do with all that additional trash. Read our story to learn about some innovative approaches to solving the problem.
NYC councilor seeks web portal for food donations. Fox Cities police use social media to "Arrest Hunger." Cape Town micronutrient campaign gets personal. Something fishy at LA hackathon. Fighting Rangpur's seasonal hunger.
IDC predicts growth in the virtual reality headset market will occur at a breakneck pace in the next few years. One of the biggest beneficiaries will be healthcare, where we're already seeing some fascinating projects.
Hong Kong is taking steps to make its congested roads – and the city itself – safer and smarter with cellular-based technologies. Read our story for ideas your city may be able to use.