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Art
Art

Making the Case for Columbus as a Place | Smart Cities Dive

<i>Community activities with the Columbus skyline in the background | Photo via Allyson Fridley</i><p>I am one of the "zealous nuts." I live in Columbus, Ohio …

Adobe Kickbox program ignites employee innovation

Adobe Employees Rewarded with a Red Box Full of Creative Potential<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating innovation in brand …

Architects Want To Turn Old Subway Tunnels Into An Underground Cycling Highway

The conceptual London Underline would offer pedestrians and cyclists an alternate route through central London.<p>London commuters could one day ditch the Tube for a different kind of underground transportation experience. A proposal by global architecture firm Gensler would turn out-of-use metro …

Cycling

Pedestrians Prioritized in Montreal, Canada: Five Projects Launching in 2015 | Smart Cities Dive

In Montreal, Canada, five streets will be transformed in order to provide more space for pedestrians, beginning this summer. These projects are part …

Hacking Public Space With the Designers Who Invented Park(ing) Day

In the winter of 2005, I, along with a few colleagues from the Bay Area urban design collective Rebar, liberated a parking space for human use. We …

Urban Design

Nicholas Felton Will Teach You Data Viz In A $10 Online Class

Nicholas Felton, the information designer behind Facebook’s Timeline and the annual Feltron Report, has just uploaded a course on Skillshare that will introduce you to the art and techniques of data visualization. You’ll have to enroll for $10/mo to watch it.<p>Over the course of 16 short videos (none …

Data Visualization
Employee Engagement
Employee Engagement
Innovation

Why Google Backed This Uber-Cool B Corp

Google recently announced a $500,000 grant to Rose Broome’s uber-cool B Corp startup, HandUp. Rose’s venture allows donors to hyper-focus their donations to individuals with specific needs, an approach that is rocking the non-profit world.<p>Rather than panhandling for spare change, HandUp, with the …

CSR

Rio Designers Turn Scrap Wood Into Artisanal Sunglasses | The Rio Times

artisanal

This Exceptional Pre-Med Student Founded the World's 4th-Largest Social Network | Inc.com

Sometimes, success seems so counterintuitive, it's nearly impossible to figure it out. Take, for example, Pinterest founder Ben Silbermann, the wildly successful visual social networking entrepreneur who amassed $100 million before his 30th birthday.<p>There are a lot of reasons why, according to …

Startups

Don’t Ask for New Ideas If You’re Not Ready to Act on Them

Companies that focus on innovation often worry about how to encourage people to contribute ideas. But what happens when you ask people to participate in an innovation effort, and then get flooded with too many suggestions?<p>That’s the dilemma that one of my clients described not long ago. Faced with …

Management

Open Source Stirling: Open Meeting 2

<b>COME ALONG TO OPEN MEETING 2</b><p><b>Open Source Stirling’s second Open Meeting will take place on Monday 2</b><b>nd</b> <b>Feb, 19:00-21:00 at the Boys Club, Stirling.</b><p>At …

A British company has invented a boiler that generates electricity as well as heat

The Flow boiler provides both hot water and heat for the flats and apartments it is installed in but, on top of that, it also produces electric energy that can power household appliances.<p>It aims at covering several energy needs with one single energy source, potentially allowing customers to …

Energy

Alex Salmond ‘astonished’ by Brown’s petition call

FIRST MINISTER Alex Salmond says he is astonished by Gordon Brown’s call for Scottish people to sign a petition urging Westminster to keep it’s …

Brown calls for Scots to sign powers petition

GORDON BROWN has called for 100,000 Scots to sign a petition demanding that Westminster keeps its vow on further powers for the Scottish …

What Happens When an Entire Neighborhood Starts Using an App for Borrowing Housewares

Technology gets to the heart of a Dutch neighborhood's trust issues.<p>AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands — This city might not have become a global hub of the “sharing economy” today if 2009 hadn't been such a lousy year for Daan Weddepohl.<p>In short time, Weddepohl lost his job, his girlfriend walked out on …

Nicola Sturgeon: Disappointment of independence referendum defeat was enormous but now so is opportunity

THE Deputy First Minister tells of her disappointment over NO vote - and of her determination to make Scotland into a better place.<p>NICOLA STURGEON, …

Alex Salmond believed in me long before I believed in myself. He has been my friend, mentor and colleague for more than 20 years

ALEX Salmond's decision to step down as First Minister came as a surprise on Friday.<p>But the manner of it was typical of the man.<p>As I would have …

Alex Salmond

Alex Salmond: Scotland is 'the winner' after referendum vote

<b>Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has said "all of Scotland will emerge as the winner" following the vote against independence.</b><p>Mr Salmond said the nation was now the most politically engaged in western Europe, as he pledged to work on delivering more powers for Holyrood.<p>He also called for the …

United Kingdom

Hundreds of bags donated to pop-up food bank in George Square

<b>Hundreds of bags of food have been donated to an impromptu food bank that started amid a gathering of peace campaigners.</b><p>Members of the public began …

Agriculture

Curran urges Yes voters to work with Labour

Scottish independence: Shadow Scotland secretary Margaret Curran has urged those who voted Yes in the independence referendum to look upon Labour as …

Voting

How different would history have been if Scottish MPs couldn't vote?

<b>TL;DR version:</b> Not very different<p><b>Since the Scottish parliament was founded in 1999, MSPs have been able to vote on matters that affect Scotland only,</b> …

United Kingdom