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The smartest show on Earth

The smartest show on Earth

🕔17:30, 20.Mar 2014

Kevin Borras caught up with the human whirlwind that is Joyce de Winter, product manager of Intertraffic Amsterdam 2014, to ask what visitors can expect in the way of innovation. For the fourth week of March, the RAI Convention Centre

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The smart city: what lies behind the slogan?

The smart city: what lies behind the slogan?

🕔15:53, 20.Mar 2014

The term ‘smart city’ has gained a lot of traction over recent months, with endless streams of so-called industry experts preaching the benefits of going smart to just about anyone who’ll listen. But what lies behind the buzzwords? Do citizens

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Laying the foundation of a smart city

Laying the foundation of a smart city

🕔15:46, 20.Mar 2014

The term “smart city,” like the term “smart grid,” is amorphous. It grows. It changes. It engulfs other ideas through a type of groupthink osmosis.  But, within our brains, that fuzzy little smart city concept revolves around more intelligent technology

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Do transportation apps compromise safety?

Do transportation apps compromise safety?

🕔16:31, 29.Jan 2014

The first time I fired up Waze — the hot new traffic navigation app that’s generated lots of buzz and lots of money — I immediately had two thoughts: This thing is incredibly useful, and it’s incredibly dangerous. My first

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For bus riders, real-time arrival data is more important than better service

For bus riders, real-time arrival data is more important than better service

Emily Badger 🕔17:01, 24.Jan 2014

The wait for the bus is the worst wait. It’s worse than the wait to get to the front of the checkout line at Trader Joe’s – there at least the endgame is within sight. It’s worse than the wait

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Bringing markets to meters

Bringing markets to meters

🕔17:24, 7.Oct 2013

Finding a parking space is not a process that most people associate with pizzazz or innovation. Many things have evolved about the way that people drive over the history of the automobile, but finding a place on the street to

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