Reply to: Categorizing the collaboration and community promotion spaces that make urban innovation ecosystems tick
Valuable compilation of different models!
It would be nice to discuss more about your research, we are doing same type of mapping, experimenting and business modeling here at http://urbanmill.org/english
Here is short description our operational context in Espoo Innovation Garden: http://urbanmill.org/espoo-innovation-garden/
And here an excerpt of your fine blogpost which we shared with our own community:
Reply to: Building smarter cities
This very much falls in line with Rockefeller Foundation Resilient Cities, Knight's City Challenge or Bloomberg Foundation. However: what smart solutions do we have to pay for it? According to EPA it'll cost $600 billion ( that's with a B) only to repair the existing water infrastructure in the US.
Reply to: All things to all people: what the Internet means to our lives
This is the language of the future: tiny, intelligent things all around us, coordinating their activities. Coffeepots that talk to alarm clocks. Thermostats that talk to motion sensors. Factory machines that talk to the power grid and to boxes of raw material. A decade after Wi-Fi put all our computers on a wireless network—and half a decade after the smartphone revolution put a series of pocket-size devices on that network—we are seeing the dawn of an era when the most mundane items in our lives can talk wirelessly among themselves, performing tasks on command, giving us data we’ve never had before.
Reply to: Using Open Data to drive innovation, collaboration and change in India
Please check the data sets on data.gov.in for India related data being made open by government and data.worldbank.org for the datasets made open by World Bank
Reply to: The rise of Open Data in Kazakhstan
While sanctioning financial aid/assistance funding agencies must review Govt's past record & quantified commitment plan of implementation of E-government & interactive Govt portals