Fashion photographer Ferda Demir and stylist Jennifer Tokuç set out to capture a smart new story that mimics street style. Model Sotiris H Panagiotopoulos (?stanbul Daman Management Agency) is the shoot’s star as he is captured out and about and at Instanbul’s Coffetopia. Show More Summary
Whether because of gentrification or revitalization, there’s no denying that the pulse of this historic district has quickened. The likes of pawnshops and auto body businesses have given way to hip restaurants and a Whole Foods. Walk the area’s 14th Street strip and one easily finds a plethora of energized businesses aiming to make their mark.Read full article >>
Last week, I found myself in a rented silver smart car cruising through the endless highways and side streets of Southern California on something that I guess could perversely be called a business trip. As I tried to keep my eyes onShow More Summary
From the Wall Street Journal’s story An Amtrak train involved in a fatal crash here appears to have been traveling at more than 100 miles an hour as it entered a sharp curve where it derailed Tuesday night …The speed limit in that section of track drops to 50 miles per hour. From the Washington … Read More
With its sloped roof, green shutters and Tudor lines, the cottage-like building at Colesville Road and Dale Drive in Silver Spring stands out among mid-century churches and post-World War II ranch houses. The stucco, circa-1900 structure -which wouldn't look out of place in "The Hobbit" - once functioned as a tollhouse on the then-private road. Show More Summary
The Wall Street Journal just offered two articles in one day touting Robert Shiller’s cyclically adjusted price/earnings ratio (CAPE). One of then, “Smart Moves in a Pricey Stock Market” by Jonathan Clements, concludes that, “U.S. shares...Show More Summary
Building an effective community of interest requires savvy, street smarts, a good story and data. Our recent episode of CXOTalk with Joe Trippi explored the relationship between storytelling and community, using data and analytics to understand the market and drive user engagement. Show More Summary
A monster storm is on a collision course with New York City and an evacuation is under way. The streets are clogged, and then it happens. Every traffic light turns red. Within minutes, the world's largest polished diamond, the Cullinan...Show More Summary
A street artist going by the name Wanksy started spraypainting problematic potholes in Manchester, England with crude penises, and the majority were repaired within 48 hours, and even more within the week. That is how you GET THINGS DONE. Show More Summary
Autonomous vehicles get all the glory in our ideal transportation future, but they’re gonna need somewhere to drive. Our streets are seriously lagging, technology-wise. Enter smart roadways that can alert crews when they need to be repaired—and then can be swapped out as easily as Lego bricks. Read more...
In Little Rock, Arkansas, Beast Food Truck offers protein-packed meals on wheels that are paleo-friendly and entirely gluten free. Unlike many traditional truck vendors, who tend to serve somewhat gluttonous food (think street meat and fried dough), Beast caters to a health-conscious clientele and emphasizes integrity in its sales. Show More Summary
You send your kids to school to be book smart. You teach them life lessons so they'll be street smart. But what's the best way to set them up to be money smart? Startup investor and lawyer David W. Bianchi had this very question in mind...Show More Summary
Apple's long-awaited smart watch, Apple Watch, officially hits the streets on Friday, and many familiar real estate tech leaders have apps ready ready to go that will empower their software with the immediacy and digital intimacy the device offers consumers and real estate pros alike...
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, an Oshkosh Corporation company, has expanded its lineup of Street Smart Parts refuse vehicle replacement parts. New products include Excalibre hydraulic cylinders, Smart Contamination Control components,...Show More Summary
Today, Silver Spring Networks, Inc. (NYSE:SSNI) announced an expansion of its relationship with EVESA, the operator responsible for managing the street light and traffic control systems in the City of Paris, to deploy a citywide canopy...Show More Summary
When the news came out that Snapchat was recruiting Uber employees via a location-specific "smart filter" in its own app, I hit the streets of San Francisco looking to see who else the messaging company was looking to poach from. IShow More Summary
GE has a new smart street light in early production, and it hopes that over time, cities and third-party developers will begin to take advantage of the platform to build smart city apps. The light itself is a super-efficient LED that could last up to 20 years. Show More Summary
Apple has reportedly acquired Israel-based smart camera technology company LinX Computational Imaging Ltd., according to The Wall Street Journal’s sources. The price was undisclosed, but the sources reported that a $20 million value was discussed. LinX builds miniature cameras for smartphones and tablets that have sensors for detecting depths of field [...]
Apple confirmed reports of the deal today, and the Wall Street Journal cites sources saying that Apple paid around $20 million for LinX.
SAMPLING THE MICROBIOME ON A MACRO LEVEL: Smart Sewers Will Reveal What’s in Cambridge Citizens’ Guts. “Eventually, with robotic samplers placed below the streets, Cambridge may have a ‘smart sewer’ that will let public health officials study the city’s collective microbiome—the communities of microorganisms that live in humans’ guts…. The MIT team will also test […]