Copy
I-CANADA Newsletter
http://icanada150.ca/
PULSE for July 23, 2015: Self-drive cars to lower city revenues?
Created with Soundous Al-Sammarai, i-CANADA Director of Social Media
Infrastructure
City Revenues may drop as self-drive cars eliminate traffic fines
http://www.wired.com/2015/07/self-driving-cars-may-end-fines-fill-city-coffers/?ncid=newsltushpmg00000003
22 towns in Massachusetts do their own fibre network: 1G for $100/month
http://motherboard.vice.com/read/22-towns-in-massachusetts-are-building-their-own-gigabit-fiber-network
IBM makes ultra-dense chip: 20b transistors have 4X the capacity
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/09/technology/ibm-announces-computer-chips-more-powerful-than-any-in-existence.html?ncid=newsltushpmg00000003&_r=1
Thought Leadership
Will Smart Cities destroy democracy?
 
http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/dec/17/truth-smart-city-destroy-democracy-urban-thinkers-buzzphrase
The software developers who saved the U.S. Affordable Healthcare web site
 
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/07/the-secret-startup-saved-
healthcare-gov-the-worst-website-in-america/397784/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Vox%20Newsletter
%20All&utm_campaign=New%20Campaign
The jobs in America are mapped in this visualization
 
http://www.robertmanduca.com/projects/jobs.html
Military testing renewable power
 
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/photo-essays/2015-06-25/nato-s-solar-war-games-planning-for-a-hot-conflict
Canadian companies under pressure to improve mobile offerings
 
http://www.canadianbusiness.com/innovation/mobile-transformation-millennial-employees/
Canadian business can navigate the $180-billion US funding market
 
http://alerts.thefundingportal.com/?p=12589
Sports shifted, but women still shafted: paid 40X less than men despite record soccer audience
 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/07/06/most-watched-us-soccer-game_n_7736438.html?ncid=newsltushpmg00000003
Technology and Innovation now bigger than mining, on TSX
 
http://www.cantechletter.com/2015/07/technology-and-innovation-is-now-bigger-than-mining-on-the-tsx-and-tsxv/
 
Not just the Smart City - it's also about the Smart Region
 
https://www.siliconrepublic.com/business/2015/07/06/the-week-ahead-its-not-just-about-smart-cities-its-about-smart-regions-too
IEEE invites cities to apply to host Smart City workshops
 
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/ieee-invites-applications-from-global-municipalitiesto-host-smart-city-workshops-in-2015-2015-07-06
Walmart uses crowdsourcing to overcome big data talent crises
 
http://www.forbes.com/sites/bernardmarr/2015/07/06/walmart-the-big-data-skills-crisis-and-recruiting-analytics-talent/
Health innovator challenge: $100k in prizes
 
https://interfacehealth.com/ihxchallenge2015
Innovation is about more than technology
 
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/small-business/sb-managing/four-great-innovation-opportunities-that-arent-technology/article25207445/
Selection stage of India's Smart City program starts
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/infrastructure/first-stage-of-city-challenge-competition-for-smart-cities-mission-starts/articleshow/47924328.cms
China building a super-city of 130-million people
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/20/world/asia/in-china-a-supercity-rises-around-beijing.html?&hp&action=click&pgtyp&_r=1
Which countries have the most people on line?
http://motherboard.vice.com/en_ca/read/where-the-internet-lives-this-map-shows-which-countries-have-most-people-online
Smart Community Applications and Uses
Explosion in number of companies testing drones for commerce
http://www.theverge.com/2015/7/7/8883821/drone-search-engine-faa-approved-commercial-333-exemptions
San Francisco business portal embraces human-centred design to encourage entrepreneurship
http://www.fastcodesign.com/3048560/innovation-by-design/6-principles-of-digital-design-for-civic-innovation
Teach kids to code - a "fundamental literacy" – Google
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/ready4k-literacy-text-messages-read-preschool_55a7c9cbe4b04740a3df17f6?&ncid=newsltushpmg00000003
Copyright © 2015 i-CANADA, All rights reserved.

unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences 

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp