The Intelligent Community - The Happiest City in the US - A conversation with Julia Richman of Boulder, Colorado
Both National Geographic and the "Today" show recently recognized Boulder as "The Happiest City in the U.S... but what does that mean? ICF co-founder Lou Zacharilla sits down with Boulder's Julia Richman to discuss the award and Boulder's unique characteristics that make it one of the happiest places to live.
Rui Barros joined WeWork in April 2016 as SVP of Global Operations, utilizing his nearly three decades of hospitality experience to serve as a center of excellence and introduce best practices for WeWork’s space, community and services globally. In his current role as Head of Tri-State, Barros oversees all aspects of the company’s fast-growing business for WeWork’s largest market – including management, sales, operations, marketing, and more for WeWork’s 40 buildings and tens of thousands of members across New York City.Read more
MONCTON – Club Auto, a customer contact centre in the auto sector, plans to hire as many as 150 people in its new Moncton office over the next four years, with the help of payroll rebates from the provincial government.
Club Auto has 35 employees in the office that opened in October, and CEO Sean Gasby says there will be 75 by early 2018.Read more
Ontario is investing $80 million over five years in the autonomous vehicle innovation network (AVIN) in Stratford.
The province is partnering with the Ontario Centres of Excellence to launch AVIN, which includes a Demonstration Zone allowing researchers to develop the technology and test an autonomous vehicle in real-life traffic scenarios.Read more
In the Demonstration Zone, technologies can be tested, validated and showcased in live scenarios using vehicle platforms such as city buses, fleet vehicles, and OEM vehicles.
The Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network (AVIN) and Demonstration Zone have officially opened in Stratford, Ontario, the new go-to destination for developing autonomous vehicles.
This first-of-its-kind Demonstration Zone will enable self-driving car technology researchers to innovate and test autonomous vehicles in real-life scenarios.With over 10,000 employees across 50 companies and organizations in Ontario, the self-driving/connected vehicle sector is growing and the province is investing to help remain a leader in the field.Read more
Taipei Medical University Hospital and Digital Treasury Corporation Jointly Release "phrOS" - The First Healthcare Blockchain Platform Worldwide
TAIPEI, Taiwan, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Taipei Medical University Hospital and Digital Treasury Corporation (DTCO) jointly unveiled blockchain based personal healthcare record operating system (phrOS) at Hyatt, Taipei on November 10, 2017. This officially marked the entry of blockchain technology in the healthcare sector. phrOS will enable the rise of patient-centric healthcare system, where an individual can carry their own medical information digitally. This would not only secure the data from external hacking threats but also enable seamless cross-hospital treatment and hassle-free online insurance claims by the individual, without having to face complicated procedure of applying for personal medical records. Fubon Financial Holding is actively involved in sponsoring the platform and exploring the benefits of blockchain based smart insurance claims.Read more
Dr. Jack Chu comes from Taiwan as a participant in the Robert M. Immerman Professional Fellows program as a fellow at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University in the City of New York. He is a graduate of National Taiwan University (NTU), where he majored in civil engineering; he also earned an Master of C.E. and Eng. Doctor from NTU. Currently he is also employed at the Taipei Water Department of the Taipei City Government of Taiwan (R.O.C).Read more
TALLINN, Estonia, November 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
North Europe's largest cryptocurrency and blockchain conference Moontec 17 will be hosted in the Estonian capital this December. More than 50 global industry experts will join the stage to share their experience concerning the development and promotion of Blockchain-based products and discuss the impact of such technologies on business processes across industries.Read more
This year’s Dutch Design Week in the city of Eindhoven was called Stretch, and it encouraged its participants to stretch their design practices to the edges of what is possible, open themselves up to new perspectives, and collaborate with others. It certainly delivered on the theme with 110 venues and over 600 exhibitions, tours, and presentations celebrating both established designers and emerging talent (the Design Academy Eindhoven’s graduate show alone filled three huge floors with almost 200 works). The focus was on ideas, solutions, innovations, and some very clever collaborations between historic brands and young designers.Read more
Brad Ferguson is the President & CEO of Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, responsible for ensuring Edmonton and the Capital Region consistently outperform every economic jurisdiction in North America for the next 20 years.Read more