Global infrastructure and engineering firm Gannett Fleming has joined the Smart Cities Council as a Lead Partner. The company plans to educate cities on how smart technology can help them reach their sustainability goals.
Middle school and high school students are collaborating with NASA research and development teams to build a global smart city platform. And they're performing extremely well. Read on to learn more.
Schneider Electric's USMC smart controls project... an ethics award for CH2M... Panasonic's residential roof solar panel and more. Click the links for details.
An estimated 15% of the world’s population, more than 1 billion people, lives with some form of disability. A disproportionate number are unemployed and many live in poverty. Yet we are seeing some signs of progress.
It's a story about the power of social media, of community and of compassion. But it started with one woman who befriended a homeless man on a street corner in a Texas town and changed his life forever.
Can technologies like AI and gamification deliver better education outcomes and social benefits in countries like Cambodia, where less than half the students finished primary school in 2015? A new report provides insights.
It's an often-cited dilemma – employers can't find workers with the technical skills they need at the same time millions of young people are unemployed or working low-wage jobs. IBM is out to change that; find out how.
In Oregon, it's the Right to Rest Act. Politicians in Hawaii are debating doctor-prescribed housing. And in the UK, many are worried about the impact of new policies on homeless youth. Click for more on recent legislation.
With nearly $200 million in federal funds, Maryland is launching a groundbreaking technology upgrade to cut bureaucratic red tape and help lift families out of poverty. Read what prompted it.
A pioneering healthcare organization serving Seattle's Asian community used a grant from the city's Technology Matching Fund to open its SmartLab. The goal: to improve seniors' tech literacy and fight social isolation.