Stanford Summer Program
“Smarter Cities and Communities”
What is a smart city?
What should it be?
What problems do smart cities solve?
What issue do you foresee with them?
I- What is a smart city? What should it be?
A “smart city” is a new concept, which developed itself...
The Future of the City
The Future of the City
The article “The Future of the City” was written by Leo Hollis, and published in Aeon Magazine in 2013. Hollis researchers the problem of the city vulnerability caused by various natural disasters...
Underground cities! Just a futuristic idea or a need of the present.
(13th October 2013)
What is city of the future? Will there be any city in the future? For whom will the city of future be? A
set of arguments very difficult to respond to, but one thing is clear that we are...
Cities of the Future
Presented To: John Gillies
Presented by: Devon Francis
Wednesday, October 8, 2013
The arrival of the cities of the future and what it has to offer such as technology and many other things evolves as everybody awaits...
Eco city 1
Benefits of eco-cities 2
Ecological Sustainability 2
Economic Sustainability 2
Social Sustainability 2
Examples of eco cities 2
Masdar City 3
Treasure Island 4
Challenges in transforming African cities into eco cities 4
Honda is gearing up for a future centred around smaller-sized, smaller-engined cars with a smaller environmental impact. In his annual speech, CEO Takanobu Ito called for “a new growth strategy” which involves offering more models utilising Honda’s IMA hybrid system, the launch of plug-in hybrid and...
government line has been to look West, not East; however there are those in Turkey who argue that their country would in fact be better off linking its future with the Near East and Central Asia. After all, many of the people in Central Asia are Turkic, and since the dissolution of the Soviet Union some of...
Dr. Oz and Martha Stewart to Speak at
Create Your Future Health Summit on June
13-14 at Santa Clara Convention Center
Dr. Mehmet Oz will headline the third annual symposium on health and wellness, ?Create
Your Future Health Summit,? sponsored by the Peninsula Special Interest Lions...
Failure Analysis/Change Strategy
Failure Analysis/Change Strategy
Circuit City was one of the chains of retail electronic products omnipresent in USA. It did not matter where you went they had one of their stores, characterized by a selection of electronic with good prices and the most...
Acme Mexico City
Project Management Plan
January 21, 2014
Prepared by: Team S.A.L.T
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
As of 2012, Acme Home Improvement has 125 stores and annual sales of $5.4Billion. With the net income...
Cities’ growth and decline
What is a “city”? A city is “a large and densely populated urban area; it may include several independent administrative districts”(Word net, n.d.). There are a lot of reasons of the rise and decline of cities. Many cities like Tokyo, Rome and Abu Dhabi are growing...
Healthcare IT Market Prospects to 2018 - Increasing Focus of Vendors in Tier 2 and 3 Cities
The report titled “India Healthcare IT Market Prospects to 2018 – Increasing Focus of Vendors in Tier 2 and 3 Cities” presents a comprehensive analysis of the industry covering aspects including market size...
I am going to start with some common facts about the city of Paris: it is on the Europe continent and is the capital of France. The currency used there is the Euro and the Parisians speak French Paris is divided into 20 districts called "arrondissements" and they are numbered 1 to 20, I was born in the...
become Arabs as part of this process. Saddam pursued a policy of Arabization in North Iraq to dilute Kurdish claims to the oil-rich area around the city of Kirkuk. Agricultural lands were taken away from them and redistributed to Iraqi Arabs. Iraqi Arabs were given incentives to move into the Kirkuk...
were often treated the same as adults. Pediatrics is a very important aspect of healthcare. We will discover where Pediatrics began, and what the future holds for treating our children.
HISTORY OF PEDIATRICS
The history of pediatrics is a fairly new specialty, dating back roughly 200...
what extent can cities be sustainable?
Sustainability means meeting the needs of people today in a way that doesn’t damage the environment or use up resources so people can continue to meet their own needs in the future, it is also to do with the cost of implementing these within the city and whether or...
City of Kelsey
At the request of the City of Kelsey, Team Bravura was hired to provide an impartial assessment of the effectiveness of the City’s website. In keeping aligned with the founder’s vision, the focus of the website is to maintain a close-knit community in an earth-friendly manner....
SOCIAL ISSUE: Informal Settlements in Davao City
Urban housing is a worldwide need, especially urgent in rapidly growing cities of the developing world, evident in unplanned and informal communities. These are examples of the informal sector housing – often described as squatter...
“Letter from Birmingham City Jail”
In “Letter from Birmingham City Jail,” Martin Luther King argues that segregation laws are unjust and attempts to persuade his audience that blacks can no longer wait for justice. One strategy that King uses to accomplish his purpose is selecting tones appropriate...
City of Bluefield
Proposed Annual Executive Budget
Fiscal Year 2005-2006
Table of Contents
2005-06 City of Bluefield Budget Proposal
Proposed Budget Message……………….3-4
Bluefield City Budget Spreadsheet…… 7(8 pages)
Cities of the future
global competition, local leadership*
Cities of the future - global competition, local leadership
Part 1 Cities of the future
Executive summary Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 The vision for cities The way to the future in cities...
Smart Home, Building City Machine-To-Machine (M2M) Applications
Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications growth is expected to accelerate, particularly in certain industry verticals, and especially due to the anticipated Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem. One of the key areas of growth for M2M and...
Air pollution has become an extreme problem in many cities all over the world. One major factor of this pollution is toxic emission from vehicles, especially from the large numbers of private cars and motos, being used at those cities. In order to reduce the emission, we cannot ban the transportation...
surrounded by EU and NATO territory if Lithuania is invited to join the defense pact at the Prague summit in 2002, as is widely expected.
With the future EU accession of Lithuania and Poland, Kaliningrad’s long list of problems will also become EU problems, given the obvious cross-border implications...
The City of Milwaukee need to layoff the current gasoline powered vehicles while hiring alternative fuel powered vehicles for service. In today’s environmentally conscious society, major emphasis is being placed on the government to become greener and cleaner. The City of Milwaukee is spending a tremendous...
A Tale of Two Cities is a riveting novel that gives deep insight into the personal beliefs and life experiences of the author, Charles Dickens. Through this literary work, Dickens conveys his opinions about revolutions and their advocates. Also explored are the effects of prisons and imprisonment...
Core Functions of Smart City
Power tariff rates consumer category wiseKey
Drivers of Smart City
Universal Aspects of a Smart City
Business Opportunities in different aspects of a Smart City
Dependencies in different aspects of a Smart City
Financial Models in Smart Cities
Leveraging the Private...
KANSAS CITY ZEPHYRS BASEBALL CLUB: A BASEBALL ACCOUNTING DISPUTE
The case describes 3 areas in which the accounting is being disputed:
1. Roster depreciation;
2. Player compensation;
3. Transfer pricing of related party operations (stadium costs);
1. Roster Depreciation
The owners recognize...
CITY OF SMITHVILLE EVALUATION
Below you will find 18 performance measures that use information from the basic financial statements of the City of Smithville (also referred to as “The City”) as of December 31, 2011. These measures are classified by those that address financial position, financial performance...
Ho Chi Minh city is the biggest city of Vietnam. Many people from other province have rushed here to find a better opportunities to change their life. In big cities, there are some more comforts and conveniences that the people in here can enjoy than in other small cities.
Firstly, the convenience...
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A recent City of ABCity report indicated that there would be a record number of homeless over the next few years, so the city decided that it was...
SUSTAINABLE VERTICAL CITIES
OBJECTIVE: To research the possibilities, advantages and disadvantages of high rise vertical cities.
ABSTRACT: Today’s modern city acts like a computer motherboard, all things big and small are interconnected with each other. If one component fails to respond or if the...
The IRI 2038 Scenarios
Four Views of the Future
The IRI 2038 initiative offers four views of the future and analyzes how they might shape R&D management.
Ted Farrington and Christian Crews
OVERVIEW: As part of its 75th anniversary celebration, IRI commissioned the IRI2038...
Keeping our Cities Clean
a)Residents in the community must ban together to keep it clean and free from run down abandoned property.
b)Many of the communities in the town close to mine are filled with debris and abandoned houses. What can we do to clean up...
Sex and the City
Sex and the City
Introduction to Film
April 16, 2009
Sex and the City is a modern movie set in the wilds of New York City. As Carrie says “Women come here to find the 2 L’s….Labels and Love” This movie shows friendship, love, and...
Writing Workshop: Paragraphs
Topic Cities of the Future: The Year 3000
Form and Purpose A paragraph that explains and/or describes changes in future cities
Audience Readers of a general science magazine
Length One paragraph
Focus Introduce the topic and main idea in your first sentence...
become the future mainstream processing:
Compared with the fixed oil situation, small oil mill equipment oil flow more according to certain advantages and characteristic.According to the data center of agricultural information, according to the data processing component rose 15% in the city of edible...
Building, and City Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Applications: Growth, Industry, Communication, Reports
Research Beam adds a report titled “Smart Home, Building, and City Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Applications” that provides detailed information of the Smart Home, Building, and City Machine-to-Machine...
Effects of over population in Mexico City
There are parts of the world that have an alarming overpopulation rate, one of these locations is
Mexico city which is located in the Federal District, Capital of the Country of Mexico.
Mexico City's enormous population continues to rapidly increase every...
The companies I chose are Blockbuster and Circuit City
1. Blockbuster announced it would be downsizing and it would close 282 of its 5,000 U.S. retail stores by the end of the year, about the same number it closed during 2006. While that may be seen as a significant shift for the company...
studies, outline the challenges of living in mega cities and possible responses to these challenges
A mega-city refers to a very large urban agglomeration of at least 8 million inhabitants. There are currently 22 mega cities including Jakarta and Mexico City. They play an important role in the connection...
Share, Global Trends,
Analysis, Research, Report,
Future Market Insights
Ventilation equipment are...
children of Friends For Street children in Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Ho Chi Minh City is an economic city of Vietnam, with a population of more than 8 million. Attracted by the rapid economic expansion of Ho Chi Minh City, a large number of migrants from many parts of the country...
traded on futures exchanges is determined by the underlying
futures contracts. The following equation may be used
to determine the cash price (OSU Facts Sheet # 548): cash
price = futures contract price + basis. The appropriate
futures contract price directly impacts the...
and India are noted as growth frontiers for the construction sector.
Worldwide there is a trend of increasing urbanization and formation of mega-cities. Rising standards of living and aging demography have a direct impact on the way we build, which demands high quality and precision in construction...
Should a city try to preserve its old, historic buildings or destroy them and
replace them with modern buildings?
A cities beauty is always enhanced by its historical monuments, it shows that how much important the city was in the past.
Even though modernization is also important for the growth of...
live in rural areas and commute to work in the cities have ruined the rural communities by not using the village shops, pubs, post offices, schools, etc. They think that living in the country is wonderful, but at the end of the day they go back to their city employment and amenities. The countryside is...
Blog - WP - 5_24_13_9am
Essay: Sharing is the Future of Great Cities:
Why Cities need to embrace innovators and regulate the shared value economy differently.
Innovation and disruption are as old as cities and markets. In just the last century: the telephone disrupted the...
“The City of North Vancouver and it attributes that make this one of the greatest places in the world”
The City of North Vancouver is a waterfront municipality located in the province of British Columbia, Canada; it is separated from Vancouver by the Burrard...
Air Quality: Past, Present and Future
The topic of air quality can be a hot button issue in our nation today in personal, corporate and political situations. These three facets of society cannot seem to agree on the need and measures...
Energy use is one of the most important issues in the world today. People are starting to run out of energy already now, and in the future more and more energy is likely to be increasingly needed since the world population is growing. Fossil fuels are the main resources for energy at present. According...
China Smart City Construction Prospects and Investment Strategy Report, 2013-2017According to the report released by United Nations Human Settlements Programme, nowadays half of human beings are living in city. But such a significant transformation is just a beginning. The global urbanization ratio will...
HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY – HOTEL BUSINESS CURRENT AND FUTURE TRENDS
Hospitality has long been synonymous with the hotel industry. Any changes in trends of hotel business have wide scale implications on an otherwise diverse industry. What might be an opportunity for a traveler can be a matter of survival...
Microeconomics / GE273
Vast new cities are being built across China at a rate of ten a year, but they remain almost completely uninhabited ghost towns. Racing to stay ahead of the world economy, is the superpower about to implode? There are around 64 million empty...
followers, has played huge roles in establishing world peace and conflict.
This conflict has occurred on a long term scale and will continue into the future. From the origins of Islam in the 7th Century AD, Islam has caused conflict throughout the world, particularly in the Middle East. Arabia during this...
Save environment for a safe future
The main environmental problem Pakistan facing is pollution and we have to save environment for a save future.
The National Conservation Strategy Report has documented how solid and liquid excreta are the major source of water pollution in the...
much more directly, rising sea levels. We as a city have already seen the problems caused by climate change and these rising sea levels in some of the low lying neighborhoods here in the city, more specifically when Hurricane Sandy ended up in New York City and left many of us New Yorkers without electricity...
Reversing the Entropy
Azad Jammu & Kashmir (Pakistan)
I wondered before starting writing about my dream city. The developed cities of the world which can be watched on the TV screen flashed in my mind. Yes they look marvelous with sky scrappers and heavenly lit bazaars...
English: City Planners
Comment closely on the poem, ‘city planners’ paying particular attention to the treatment of appearance.
Atwood suggests a world of control, suffocation and imprisonment. “The houses in pedantic rows” portrays an obsession with accuracy and over concern for detail, implying...
Term Paper – Forest City Enterprises
April 26, 2008
Forest City Enterprises is an owner and developer of real estate throughout the United States. Forest City’s strategic profile allows them to build high quality developments, which translate into long-term value for its primary...