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10/09/2020 - 08:19
This information provided by Smart Cities Council North America. ..."In 2015, Stephen Adler, the Chief Information Strategist for IBM stated that IBM’s view about ‘smart cities’ was that a smart city was ‘self-aware.’ ... The Commonwealth of Virginia, led by its Chief Data Officer Carlos Rivero seeks to help your city address the many barriers to…
10/09/2020 - 08:13
A new "smart city" in China is to have a state-of-the-art neighbourhood designed to cope with a future pandemic outbreak. Architects working on Xiong'an, a new metropolis outside Beijing, have been commissioned to make blocks of apartments specially equipped to allow residents to continue to function under lockdown conditions.
9/09/2020 - 13:05
In a new blog post and a detailed position paper, DIGITAL SME calls for measures that target the real concerns with large platforms, while at the same time allowing smaller businesses to thrive without additional burdens. At the same time, it recognises the opportunity of the DSA to contribute to a more open and competitive internet ecosystem.…
9/09/2020 - 09:16
The Global Internet of Things Sensors Market research report provides and in-depth analysis on industry- and economy-wide database for business management that could potentially offer development and profitability for players in this market. This is a latest report, covering the current COVID-19 impact on the market. The pandemic of Coronavirus (…
9/09/2020 - 08:57
The term might conjure visions of cool, clean urban space enriched with advanced new technologies, but smart cities are simply about being smarter with the technology already in place.   Smart cities should be taking advantage more of existing technologies and infrastructure, according to a survey of experts The most successful initiatives…
9/09/2020 - 08:52
BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new city near Beijing featuring wooden apartment blocks, rooftop farms and renewable energy is being designed with drone-friendly terraces and ample space from which to work at home in case of future pandemic outbreaks, its chief architect said. Barcelona-based Guallart Architects last month won a contest…
8/09/2020 - 09:52
..."Like many complex subjects, the Crypto world is composed of various concepts that are difficult to understand at first. The UTXO is no exception. Seemingly straightforward, I found this idea particularly tricky to get. Analyzing a UTXO in isolation only begs additional questions — soon leaving you wondering what the heck you’ve been reading…
7/09/2020 - 14:07
Disposable Yet Official Identities (DYOI) for Privacy-Preserving System Design - The case of COVID-19 digital document verification and credential-based access control in ad hoc outdoor and indoor settings (and beyond) Petros Kavassalis; Nikos Triantafyllou; Panagiotis Georgakopoulos; Antonis Stasis; Rob van Kranenburg In this paper we report on…
7/09/2020 - 13:53
From business continuity and resiliency, through to cost optimization, it's critical that business is able to overcome new and evolving challenges. Cloud migration and optimization enable companies to fuse resourcing, budgeting, and security all in one place. However, two-thirds of companies that have adopted cloud do not believe they are…
7/09/2020 - 11:18
Toolbot - an automated rental system for power tools launched a crowdinvestment campaign on Seedmatch - the German market leader for equity-based-crowdfunding. After potential investors bailed out during the Corona Pandemic because they were now focusing on risk minimization, the startup thingk.systems, which is behind toolbot, decided to motivate…
7/09/2020 - 11:16
"Edinburgh is about to become one of the smartest cities in the entire world, as the local authorities have adopted a multi-year digital transformation plan that relies on latest-generation technology to improve the quality of life. ... In the future, authorities want to use the streetlights to install video cameras that dedicated staff can…
7/09/2020 - 11:14
"TOKYO -- Japan's regional cities are taking a new approach to smart cities, which use digital technology to improve functionality and livability. In the U.S. and China, which lead the field, people's distrust of having personal information collected en masse is an obstacle to expanding smart cities. On the other hand, Japan is finding success in…
7/09/2020 - 11:09
The federal government has released a voluntary code of practice to improve the security of the Internet of Things (IoT) in Australia, including devices such as smart fridges, smart televisions, baby monitors and security cameras. Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton emphasised the importance of cybersecurity for Australia’s economic prosperity.
6/09/2020 - 10:11
Foresight and learning agility should be part of your professional development so you're ready for what's to come. It's funny how it happens sometimes. Over time, you may have thought about going out on your own but haven't taken serious steps in that direction. Then you lose your job. At that point, you decide to open your own consultancy. It…
6/09/2020 - 10:09
Paige Johnson, founder and CEO of Tulsa-based Ten-Nine Technologies, is a leader in this expanding segment on the continuum of energy alternatives. Johnson invented the technology for a new class of nontoxic nanomaterials with energy equivalence to fossil fuels. Ten-Nine Technologies initial application is a battery solution that uses the…