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UK government at risk of memory loss

UK government at risk of memory loss

A new report by Nesta finds that Whitehall is not using the range of new technologies available to organise its organisational memory more effectively

City councils see the light

City councils see the light

El Monte and Carson in LA county are driving ahead with wireless LED systems as part of the Smart & Safe Parks initiative

Multi-modal bundle available in DC

Multi-modal bundle available in DC

Via and Mobike are offering what they claim is the industry’s first combined ride-share and bike-share service for the city

3D printed house unveiled in Milan

3D printed house unveiled in Milan

Printed on-site by a portable robot effectively in 48 hours, the house is designed to show how the technology can reduce construction waste and increase efficiencies

SeaBubbles takes to the sea

SeaBubbles takes to the sea

The 100 per cent electric and autonomous water-taxi has been demonstrated on Lake Geneva

Smart meters save time and water for Fairmont

Smart meters save time and water for Fairmont

City of Fairmont Utilities has reduced excess water usage in the West Virginian college town by 25 million gallons per year
Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

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Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

All kinds of economic innovation are underway in many towns and smaller cities that are often overlooked. So far this wave of citizen-centric regeneration is localised, but successful models are emerging and pioneers are exploring ways of harnessing technology to leverage and extend them.