Google announced that it had chosen Kansas City, Kansas as the launching site for an experimental fiber-optic network with speeds of up to 1 Gb per second.
Mar 30, 2011 TechCrunch
Kaid Benfield says that the current trend towards "intelligent cities" is driven by large corporations, and "futuristic technology won’t fix many of our basic urban problems."
Mar 7, 2011 NRDC Blog
The cities of the future should be "smart" -- equipped with data-collection tools and technologies to improve city functionality -- but being smart also means being a good listener, writes Saskia Sassen.
Feb 3, 2011 What Matters
Mayors of some of the biggest cities in the U.S. talk about what makes a city smart, and how cities can become smarter.
Jan 9, 2011 Time
Cities seeking to become more tech-savvy and open up their data are turning to independent software developers to solve their problems.
Jan 2, 2011 Governing
Mobile broadband, government-sponsored cloud computing, smart devices - these are a few of the technologies that cities should be thinking about for the future, says the Institute for the Future in a new report.
Dec 17, 2010 Fast Company
The city Yokohama could be Japan's next exportable good. officials there want it to be a low-emissions "smart" city -- a model they hope to be able to convince other cities to replicate.
Oct 15, 2010 San Francisco Chronicle