Urban Pulse: The State of Smart Cities Today (and Tomorrow)

October 30, 2019

Government leaders in places like New York City and San Diego are using data to track things like water quality, traffic and weather. These IoT devices are helping to improve the quality of life for residents while driving urban innovation forward.

Who Owns Your Data When You Live in a Smart City?

August 19, 2019

Window-shopping, buying a coffee, searching for a restroom—all of these activities are traced, timed and tracked in a smart city like Quayside, Toronto. And the concept of a data trust doesn’t address the thorny question of who owns the data that’s gathered and whether people can opt out in a meaningful way.

From Mental Health to Meditation, Emerging Tech Is Fueling the Future of the Data-Driven Wellness Journey

August 5, 2019

Combining artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies with meditation and mindfulness training is helping patients and mental health professionals more precisely calibrate treatment plans, likely leading to industry-wide improvements.

How Emerging Tech Will Reshape Our Economy in the Next Decade

July 31, 2019

Emerging technologies and human-machine partnerships are causing three pivotal socioeconomic shifts that will lead to a friction-free economy by 2030.

More Than a Snapshot: Data Selfies and the Future of Hyper-Personalized Wellness

July 22, 2019

Do you rely on a wearable device to track your daily activity, heart rate and sleep quality? Emerging technologies like AI, IoT and VR are helping “welltech” companies take a more holistic approach to overall wellness. (Part 1 of 2 in a series)

How 5G Will Revolutionize Your Morning Commute

June 26, 2019

The growing 5G network has the potential to impact urban environments like New York City in a number of ways, such as ensuring the safety of self-driving cars and automating real-time traffic reports.