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Learn from the earth's own stories

Learn from the earth's own stories

Launched on World Earth Day, a new website combines NASA satellite imagery with over 300 geospatial datasets to show humanity’s impact on the planet

San Antonio goes digital

San Antonio goes digital

The Texan city is working with DigitalTown to launch the SanAntonio.City platform to improve the quality of life for citizens and businesses

Banishing GPS blackspots

Banishing GPS blackspots

Cohda Wireless’s V2X-Locate vehicle positioning system claims to eliminate the blackspots that exist in "urban canyons" between high-rise buildings

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
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.