Follow the author on Twitter: @KeFang2002   In many developing cities, transport infrastructure – whether it be roads, metro systems or BRT - is not growing fast enough, and cannot keep up with…

Ke Fang |

Khan has come to Brazil -- here's what's on offer Last month saw the release of the latest annual Survey of ICT use in Brazilian Schools. Now in its fourth year, this initiative from…

Michael Trucano |

Understanding peoples’ travel activity patterns, and ideally understanding the motivations and choices underlying them, are at the heart of what transport planners do.    An understanding of trip…

Shomik Mehndiratta, Bernardo Alvim |

If you live in a country where electricity never or rarely goes out, you are lucky. In my country, Nepal, we are pleased when we get uninterrupted electricity for even eight hours a day. Like…

Ravi Kumar |

at least part of the picture is becoming a little more clear What's the impact of technology use on education, and on learning? This simple question is rather difficult to answer, for a…

Michael Trucano |

Also available in: English Очевидно, что внедрение электронного правительства и Открытых данных уже принесло экономический эффект во многих странах мира. Показатели отличаются для разных стран и…

Alfiya Kaulanova |

ALPAL-2? EASSy? SAm-1? WACS? As we near the halfway point of the second decade of the 21st century, it is difficult not to marvel at all of the new technologies that have insinuated their way into…

Michael Trucano |

Source: Branko Milanovic If you thought the wealth gap was vast between the miser Ebenezer Scrooge and the oppressed Bob Cratchit in “A Christmas Carol, ” then lend a Christmastime thought for the…

Christopher Colford |

版本: English 从现在起到2030年,世界各国必须要创造约6亿个就业岗位,才能消纳不断增长的适龄劳动人口,同时应对快速的技术变革、空气的人口形势变化、不断加速的城市化、气候变化以及经济趋同障碍。   在这一纷乱的背景下,最大的疑问之一是这些工作岗位是什么样子?换言之,人力和机器(乃至机器人)可能会如何结合?有趣的是,有人把这一新时代描绘为“全新机器时代”(麻省理工学院Andrew…

In my last blog post, I showed that while governments are increasingly using the technology to demonstrate that services are improving, their efforts risk being undermined by “gaming” – in other…

Willy McCourt |