Blanco Urban Venue is New Client

Blanco-venue Front of building

Blanco urban venue is a new event, wedding and meeting venue in downtown San Jose California. We are thrilled to be doing the marketing and social media for Blanco which will be opening in Fall of 2019. Be sure to check it out and book a tour to see the many indoor and outdoor  meeting […]

Big Data + Built Environment = Smart City

Big Data + Built Environment = Technology Experts & City Counterparts Working Together in Building and City Planning, Design, Construction, and Management. Yes, that’s the formula. And developing big data applications that collect data, analyze it and provide scenarios for cities is key. Recently we published a post about “That IT Guy” and this is […]

Arid Smart Cities Should Tap into This Model Incorporating IoT

With water shortages, climate change, and the advent of Smart Cities with the Internet of Things, could this be a solution for your city or country’s planning and implementation? The aim of this project is to propose a scheme that is based in developing the biggest necessary activities for the human race around salt water: […]

That IT Guy – Drives Business Innovation Today

40 years ago we saw Apple delivering its first Apple II in 1976. Atari, Commodore and yes, Texas Instruments, were the most common computers found in offices. In August of 1976 Computerland had 14 stores and Radio Shack was popular with their TRS-80 Model 1 that had just been released. Back then, most of us […]

Uber Refugee in the Midst of IoT

We frequently hear of the success stories about technology professionals who started in their garage, without a college degree (or high school diploma). Rarely do we hear about a story like this one from Pirates to MIT to Silicon Valley, this Uber man is living the American Dream. How this Vietnamese refugee became Uber’s CTO […]

Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs wants to make your daily commute less crummy

The subdivision of Google’s parent company looks to revolutionize the transportation landscape.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.cnet.com

It looks like Uber is going to be subsidized by Alphabet’s subsidiary, Sidewalk Labs. The pilot, and yes I’m going to call it a pilot as it is happening because of the DOT’s Smart City Challenge, will be implemented as part of the Columbus, Ohio project.

 

Flow, as Sidewalk Labs named it, is the platform whereby they’ll improve traffic flow, change how drivers find parking, and offer (through Uber) ride-sharing for low-income people.

How Will Developing Smart Cities Integrate with Evolving Technology?

Rome wasn’t built in a day. And nobody had to worry about running fiber or installing spycams in Rome, either. Developing a new city is no mean feat. Redeveloping an existing city presents its own unique challenges. Factor in the advent of smart technology to either of these scenarios and the complexity increases exponentially. Should […]