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[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:13
The Smart City Expo World Congress held in Barcelona in November was the largest smart city event in the world, and it is only growing bigger ever year. Forum Virium was also in attendance to market Helsinki’s know-how and collect the best tips for Finland’s smart city developers. Here is a list of the upcoming trends in smart city development based on the event.   Competition is growing fiercer... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:11
Asia's burgeoning mega cities have become toxic traps for many and face worsening air pollution and waste as well as rising heat stress because of climate change and more energy use. Yet they also represent a great opportunity to fix the region's pollution crisis, a top United Nations official said yesterday. It might sound counter-intuitive. But because much of the pollution stems from cities,... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:58
Racial segregation in the United States leaves children of different races and ethnicities separated into neighborhoods with widely unequal resources and opportunities. In order to achieve racial equity, we must grapple with segregation and the unequal opportunities it has created.   Racial segregation in the United States leaves children of different races and ethnicities separated into... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 10:37
Around this time of year, you’re likely putting the finishing touches on the usual list of New Year’s resolutions you’ve decided to dust off again. Losing weight, less procrastinating, quitting smoking (or vaping)–you know, the standards. While you’re deciding, what if you also gave some serious consideration to one of the most important relationships in your life–the relationship you have with... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Friday, January 25, 2019 - 20:48
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[ News ] Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:54
Unprecedented urbanization is compelling cities to fundamentally reimagine and transform for the future – and fast. According to the 2018 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects, roughly half of the world’s population lives in cities today and that figure is expected to increase to 68% by 2050. You don’t have to be a city planner to imagine the impact of urbanization on infrastructure,... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:53
David Autor, a labor economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has a record of attacking the biggest and most important issues. He has raised alarms about disappearing middle-skilled jobs, pointed to the downsides of trade with China, warned about increasing industrial concentration and attacked the question of whether automation will kill jobs. In a recent lecture at the American... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:51
Although momentum in the global economy appears to have peaked, there are still many cities in the world where real estate and economic growth continue to be robust. At the time when the World Economic Forum is examining globalization 4.0, JLL’s City Momentum Index, now in its sixth iteration, focuses on momentum for the world’s most commercially active cities. Tracking a range of... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:15
The mosquito Aedes aegypti is the main transmission vector of dengue, Zika, yellow fever and chikungunya in Brazil. It is highly adapted to urban environments and rarely found in forested areas. The mosquito Anopheles cruzii is the primary vector of Plasmodium, the protozoan parasite that causes malaria in humans. It mostly inhabits the countryside and is infrequent in urban areas. Mosquito... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 10:11
On December 5, 2018, Waymo launched ‘Waymo One’, the first commercial ride-share service utilizing self-driving cars in the US. This long-awaited service fulfills the company’s self-imposed deadline to start a commercial ride-share service by the end of 2018. Waymo, Google’s self-driving car project, has been operating in the Phoenix metropolitan area since 2016 and is an industry leader in... Read more

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