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How open data can help electrify India — and the world

Meeting energy needs is about more than supplying electricity. It’s about providing reliable and affordable electricity services to power peoples’ …

Renewable Energy

7 of Google Maps' Biggest Screw-Ups

Including demolishing the wrong building.<p>Google isn't the infallible, all-knowing being we once thought. Aside from occasionally shutting us out of our email and betraying us by letting our other half see our search history – I was searching VR porn for work, honest – it turns out the company's …

Virtual Doctor Visits May Not Be Best for Urgent Care

When it comes to urgent medical problems like ankle injuries or suspected strep, virtual MDs may be no match for the real thing, a new U.S. study …

Medicine

Thinking Big: 6 Innovative Ideas from Small Cities

Just because a city is small doesn’t mean it can’t be innovative. Here are six ways that cities with a population under 100,000 people are using …

Smart Cities

Open government data could add AU$25b to economy

The government has reported back on its open data policy, saying it could add between AU$500 million and AU$25 billion to the Australian economy.<p>The …

Australia

How Data-Driven Management Improves City Government Efficiency

A people-first strategy for government recognizes that data without good people who can wisely and attentively use it produces little real value. …

Standards Are Crucial to Successful Open Data Policies

I recently moderated an event for the National Governors Association at the Harvard Kennedy School. In one session, performance management expert Bob …

National Governors Association
Open Data

Pedal-powered Raht Racer cycle can travel as fast as a car

If you love biking to work, but wish you could get there a bit faster, then the Raht Racer is just the cycle for you. This hybrid vehicle amplifies …

Google Introduces Its Project Fi Wireless Service

Project Fi is the latest venture introduced by Google that aims to reinvent the wireless<p>Project Fi is the latest venture introduced by Google that aims to reinvent the wireless experience. As you may well know, network strength is determined by location. For example, at home your Wi-Fi may be the …

Here's What You Can Do with Google Maps' New Data Layers

Google is adding new features to Data Layers in its JavaScript Maps API, which will allow developers to build a new breed of interactive apps that collect geographical data input from users.<p>With the revised API, you can now use interactive Data Layers to collect user reviews on the best places to …

Google Reveals its Innovation Lab for Government

Those who know of Google likely know in one way or another of the Google X Innovation Lab -- a place where inventions like driverless cars, Google …

Innovation

Taiwan's g0v: Using Open-Source Code And Communities To Engage Citizens And Make Government More Open

Back in April, we wrote about massive protests that took place in Taiwan as a result of a lack of transparency during trade negotiations with …

China

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<b>TOXICITY OF PG = 0%</b><p>TESTS FOR THE CHRONIC TOXICITY OF PROPYLEXE GLYCOL AND TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL ON MONKEYS AND RATS BY VAPOR INHALATION AND ORAL ADMINISTRATION<p>With a view to determining the safety of employing the vapors of propylene glycol and triethylene glycol in atmospheres inhabited by human beings, monkeys and rats were exposed continuously to high concentrations of these vapors for periods of 12 to 18 months. Equal numbers of control animals were maintained under physically similar …

What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise And How It Makes Us Happier

There’s more to the mood-boosting properties of exercise than endorphins.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Exercise has been touted to be a cure for nearly everything in life, from depression, to memory loss, Alzheimer’s …

Bestsellers

Do These 3 Things Before Bed To Hack Your Creativity While You Sleep

What you do right before sleep could mean a breakthrough in the morning.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is part of “10 Ways To Be A Better Employee In 2015.” Read the full list here.</i><p>Imagine hacking into your own brain while you sleep, finding unrelated details or ideas that were never connected and …

Sleep

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From a new trust fund to the 5th OGP Global Summit in Georgia, 2018 will be a big and very busy year for OGP. Deputy CEO @josephpowell tells us more …

A Four-Story Home In Tokyo That Feels Like A Vertical Garden - The Fox Is Black

If there’s anything any home needs it’s an abundance of plant life. Studies show that plants help fight colds, clean the air, lower your blood …

The Hidden Ways Urban Design Segregates The Poor

There’s a name for uncomfortable benches, hard-to-reach parks, and ubiquitous surveillance: disciplinary architecture.<p>A few weeks ago, news emerged that a New York building was planning a separate entrance for residents of its low-income units–“poor doors.” Outrage ensued, but the truth is, urban …

Urban Design

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18 Examples of Good Practice Online Citizen Engagement

Eighteen examples of good practice online citizen engagement presentation delivered at the Melbourne gathering of the Engage2Act network.<p>Slide #1: …

Help a City, Write Its Budget

More than half of humanity now lives in cities; that number will rise to two-thirds by 2050, up from just 30 percent in 1950. Given the grave …

Constitutional Rights in the Digital Age

The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in <i>Riley v. California</i> held that the police must obtain a warrant before searching the cell phone of someone who has been arrested. This decision applied the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution -- which prohibits "unreasonable searches and seizures" -- …

Privacy

Google Creates Elite Team To Fight Hackers -- And Maybe The NSA

Google said Tuesday it had created an elite team of researchers to find and report major Internet security flaws, potentially thwarting both Chinese hackers and U.S. intelligence agencies.<p>In a blog post, Google security engineer Chris Evans said the team, dubbed Project Zero, will hunt for bugs in …