Spring and summer 2017 have been among the wettest on record in eastern North America.
If Moore’s law continues, electronic devices will consume more than half the world’s energy budget
Even with today’s modern technology, able to digitize almost anything, representing the world on a
You’ll never guess what’s beneath the ground you’re standing on. Our government bigwigs have always
One of the ironies of fighting climate change is that developed countries – which have
Seven out of ten Fortune 100 Companies offer IoT products, services, or initiatives. Although the
As the world’s biggest cities continue to sprawl with many millions of new people, they’ll
Scientists warn of expanding “bull’s-eyes” as the US builds in parts of the country at
Emergent technologies are poised to radically change how we work and live. They will transform
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which oversees the Long Island Rail
Cities talk a lot about harnessing big data, but their efforts vary widely. Some, like New
If you’ve ever been to a busy metropolitan area with a subway system, you know
Advances in weaponry and cartography had deadly repercussions in World War I, which the United
The global trend towards suburbanisation and suburbanisms (meaning suburban ways of life) has an important infrastructure dimension. In
In an age of employment uncertainty and a growing income gap, urban America needs to
The alarm on your smart phone went off 10 minutes earlier than usual this morning.
Take a walk around any city, and you will probably spot the signs of other
In Sydney and Melbourne, the squeeze is on. Population is booming; house prices are still
“The best airport aims to outclass itself before others do … Singapore Changi Airport.” From
Our cities have now been named as the saving places of a planet in crisis.
New buildings are rising with urban growth. Here’s why that may be a good thing.
For decades Guadalajara has been tabbed as Mexico’s most representative metropolis, even more than the
A lot of what fosters it is out of their control, but a little audacity
In the summer of 1963, the United States successfully put a gigantic ring around the
As dozens of cities try to emulate Sweden’s success, they’re learning what works and what
Algorithms can dictate whether you get a mortgage or how much you pay for insurance.
In 2016, more renewable energy was added to the global grid than ever before, and
People often link Austin, Texas, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, as sister cities. Both are home
China is no stranger to contemporary architecture that boggles the mind or appears to side-step
The Shushtar Hydraulic System in the island city of Shushtar is a complex irrigation system
Analyzing the “State of the City” speeches from urban leaders across the country gives a
In 2007 US creative cities “guru” Richard Florida was flown up to Noosa to tell the local
While Canadians freak out over avocado toast and housing prices, let’s see what’s happening with
The one thing truest about technology is that it is always evolving. These days, technology
Employment may have rebounded since the Great Recession, but the staggering regional gaps in both
On the alkali flats of north-western Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, the featureless yellow-packed playa (desert
Improved light, ventilation and heat control can boost workers’ productivity by thousands of dollars a
The U.S. government is making it more difficult for companies to quickly hire talent from
Western European cities dominate the top of our 2017 Quality of Living rankings, with Vienna
Sydney is frequently placed in the top ten of global “liveability” rankings. But despite the
Pittsburgh has declared itself an “inclusive innovation city,” meaning it is committed to making sure
Prof Colin Ellard was walking past the rows of new-build towers that dominate the west
In the 1930s, the U.K. built a massive network of state-of-the-art bike trails. Now the
Build dense. Build near transit. Rinse and repeat. President Trump’s decision to pull out of
Biometric markers could replace physical payment methods, speeding entry for passengers (and discouraging fare evaders).
We at Market Inspector firmly believe that diversity in the workplace is of enormous benefit to
We often think of ‘magnetism’ as a human quality, as well as a physical phenomenon.
There are many skyscrapers that sit empty, abandoned, or in ruin. Sometimes, they outlive their
There are a number of available low-carbon technologies to generate electricity. But are they really