Innovations: Urban Development


Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 10/11/2012

TEDx Kabul: Innovation from the most unexpected place in the world

The volunteer-run TEDx Kabul event highlights the innovation happening in war-torn Afghanistan.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:46 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Know what it takes to grow U.S. innovation? Prove it.

Do you think you have the best idea for encouraging U.S. innovation? Prove it.

By Emi Kolawole  |  02:38 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Invention, Research, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Painting over a food desert

GUEST VOICE | Food walls are not widely used, but they are a step in the right direction.

By Masuma Ahuja  |  10:31 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Morning Read, Technology, Video, Urban Development

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Vallejo’s innovation push: A city reinvents itself

Residents of Vallejo, Calif. are employing a series of strategies to turn around the flagging city.

By Emi Kolawole  |  01:07 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Urban Development

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011

U.N. Population Fund Exec.Director: ‘I wish them interesting lives’

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, the Executive Director of U.N. Population Fund, spoke with the Washington Post about what to expect in a world of 8 billion people.

By Emi Kolawole  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Education, Energy, Health, Morning Read, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Beyond 7 billion: Innovation and the future of population growth

The world population is scheduled to reach 7 billion at the end of October. But what about a world of 8 billion?

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Health, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/20/2011

Technology, innovation and cracking the job-creation code

Experts convened in Washington Wednesday to discuss what America must do to win the high-tech innovation race and grow the nation’s economy in the process.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Business, Education, Entrepreneurship, Research, Technology, Video, Urban Development

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Moscow’s new high-tech hub: Riddle, mystery or enigma?

Russia’s version of Silicon Valley - an “innovation city” built from scratch on the outskirts of Moscow - is finally starting to take shape.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Morning Read, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/10/2011

A new age in monitoring infrastructure

New technologies may allow for “always-on” monitoring of the nation’s aging infrastructure.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Invention, Research, Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 09/27/2011

German architect Werner Sobek: ‘Sustainability – it just is a byproduct of good design’

German architect Werner Sobek on design and sustainability.

By Melissa Steffan  |  11:37 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Technology, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/14/2011

The starvation of America’s middle class

When you think “world hunger,” you probably think of far-off places. Think again.

By Dominic Basulto  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dominic Basulto, Health, Morning Read, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 08/02/2011

For GM’s EN-V, it’s hurry up and wait

The automaker continues to deny rumors that its autonomous vehicle, the EN-V, is anywhere near production.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Energy, Invention, Technology, Urban Development, Morning Read

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011

10 ventures chosen to give COMMON Pitch

One team wants to make affordable public showers for the homeless. COMMON Pitch may be its chance to realize that dream.

By Emi Kolawole and Frank Yonkof  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Energy, Entrepreneurship, Invention, Morning Read, Technology, The Arts, Video, Urban Development

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 07/12/2011

A boost for HIV-AIDS research; communication for the disabled; eliminating a food desert; intelligence ACES; how Android beats iPhone

The morning read | HIV/AIDS research groups to receive $70 million over the next five years.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:00 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning Read, Research, Technology, Urban Development, Business, Health

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 06/30/2011

Don Draper needs to re-brand infrastructure for the internet era

Ideas@Innovations | Don Draper needs to re-brand infrastructure for the internet era.

By Dominic Basulto  |  10:15 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Business, Dominic Basulto, Energy, Technology, Urban Development