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10 Steps: Taking an Innovation for a City from Idea to Deployment

10 Steps: Taking an Innovation for a City from Idea to Deployment

I Want It Today: How Amazon’s ambitious new push for same-day delivery will destroy local retail.

Amazon’s New Push for Same-Day Delivery Will Destroy Local Retail

I Want It Today: How Amazon’s ambitious new push for same-day delivery will destroy local retail.

In just over two years, the share of web traffic in Asia that comes from mobile devices has almost tripled. In fact, in some countries, close to half of all web traffic comes from mobile devices. India is very close to mobile traffic breaking 50% of all web traffic, and several other countries have already passed that benchmark.

In just over two years, the share of web traffic in Asia that comes from mobile devices has almost tripled. In fact, in some countries, close to half of all web traffic comes from mobile devices. India is very close to mobile traffic breaking 50% of all web traffic, and several other countries have already passed that benchmark.

To clear its streets of cellphone towers, parking meters, Wi-Fi terminals, streetlights and even community message boards, the city of Vancouver is pushing forward with a scheme to compress all the technologies together into specialized “Vancouver poles” planted throughout the city.

To clear its streets of cellphone towers, parking meters, Wi-Fi terminals, streetlights and even community message boards, the city of Vancouver is pushing forward with a scheme to compress all the technologies together into specialized “Vancouver poles” planted throughout the city.

Algorithms that automatically reroute your car look like the next trend in mobile mapping.

An App that Could Stop Traffic

Algorithms that automatically reroute your car look like the next trend in mobile mapping.

Glowing Pollution Sensor Equipped Kites Replace Beijing's Stars - Environment - GOOD

Glowing Pollution Sensor Equipped Kites Replace Beijing's Stars - Environment - GOOD

insulin pump implant hacked by McAfee

Warning over medical implant attacks

insulin pump implant hacked by McAfee

crowdsource run commutes

crowdsource run commutes

Browser extension signs users into websites only when they approach a computer

Browser extension signs users into websites only when they approach a computer

Matchmaking Abandoned Properties With Ideas for Reuse

Matchmaking Abandoned Properties With Ideas for Reuse

The goal was to map the roads and footpaths in 10 refugee camps, that contain a population over 600,000 people, in 48 hours. A more detailed numerical analysis of the data will follow, but from a qualitative perspective the results are amazing. Below are examples taken from one specific camp, the Bokolmanyo camp in Ethiopia, and links to each of the 10 camps mapped in the experiment.

The goal was to map the roads and footpaths in 10 refugee camps, that contain a population over 600,000 people, in 48 hours. A more detailed numerical analysis of the data will follow, but from a qualitative perspective the results are amazing. Below are examples taken from one specific camp, the Bokolmanyo camp in Ethiopia, and links to each of the 10 camps mapped in the experiment.

Ten years later, telecenters are still not sustaianble

Ten years later, telecenters are still not sustaianble

Free Wi-fi in Paris Metro

Un premier service limité de Wifi gratuit dans le métro parisien

Free Wi-fi in Paris Metro

Four Ways to Improve Hackathons

Four Ways to Improve Hackathons

Motorola's Police Car Of The Future Is An Unpaid-Ticket-Sniffing Scofflaw Slayer | Fast Company

Motorola’s Police Car Of The Future Is An Unpaid-Ticket-Sniffing Scofflaw Slayer

Motorola's Police Car Of The Future Is An Unpaid-Ticket-Sniffing Scofflaw Slayer | Fast Company

DIY wifi network covers Jalalabad

Afghanistan’s Amazing DIY Internet

DIY wifi network covers Jalalabad