Health and human services

Higher-density cities are coming, from Sydney to Seattle. Can they be healthier cities, too?

Thu, 2018-05-03 14:34 -- Doug Peeples
05/03/2018

With city populations growing quickly, higher-density development is inevitable. But how do we ensure those high-density environments are healthy places to live and work? Read on to learn about a group of researchers determined to get the answers to that question.

Higher-density cities are coming. How do we ensure they're healthy cities, too?

Wed, 2018-05-02 17:45 -- Doug Peeples
05/01/2018

With city populations growing quickly, higher-density development is inevitable. But how do we ensure those high-density environments are healthy places to live and work? Read on to learn about a group of researchers determined to get the answers to that question.

Who'd have thought? 4 ways smart city tech saves citizens time

Thu, 2018-03-15 11:31 -- Doug Peeples
03/14/2018

It makes sense: the connected technologies that make it possible for smart cities to better manage traffic flow reduce the amount of time citizens spend in gridlock, saving time and money and reducing the stress of idling in traffic. But there are more ways smart technologies save valuable time.

Can 'safe injection sites' help curb opioid addiction? Philly and other cities say yes

Thu, 2018-01-25 15:09 -- Doug Peeples
01/24/2018

Philadelphia and other cities want to use safe injection sites — places where opioid addicts can use illegal drugs in a safe, medically-controlled environment — to reduce addiction and overdose-related deaths. Read our story to find out why.

Smart cities 2018: building on strong foundations for Europe

Tue, 2018-01-09 06:43 -- SCC Europe Staff
01/08/2018

Each year heralds in a new wave of predictions when it comes to the trends and technology that will be sweeping over smart cities—and developing new ones. In 2017, European cities saw the rise of smart city solutions like electric vehicles, smart parking and street lighting, and free (and fast) Internet. 5G, for example, was a hot topic at tech conferences as companies partnered up with cities to get the networks in place for this high-speed service.

How an innovative education strategy could help grow the high-tech talent pool

Wed, 2017-12-06 19:13 -- Doug Peeples
12/05/2017

Why would a technology company want to build a public high school on its corporate campus? To give students the skills and knowledge they will need to succeed in high-tech professions — and help fill a troublesome talent gap. Click to learn more.

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