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 […]
by Andrew Sacher Dogs On Acid, the new-ish band with former Algernon Cadwallader members Peter Helmis, Nick Tazza and Joe Reinhart (also now of Hop Along) and former Snowing/Street Smart Cyclist/Glocca Morra member Nate Dionne, are currently prepping their debut...
Tracy Moore at Jezebel has a lengthy post responding to a Wall Street Journal piece about how often couples fight because they simply don’t remember things the same way. It’s a smart and useful piece, because it is true that a lot of conflict between couples—or anyone,...
They say that the meek shall inherit the earth. Not in New York City. In New York City, Barbara Corcoran says, sometimes "you have to be a little pushy." Hard to believe, but the street smart, assertive Corcoran wasn't always so bold...Show More Summary
Earlier this week the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, released a new report analyzing street improvements in 37 neighborhoods across the country and finding that streets re-designed with all users...Show More Summary
Writer F. Scott Fitzgerald spent much of his life in ritzy locales: Paris, New York, the French Riviera. But the Jazz Age scribe is buried in the cemetery at St. Mary's Catholic Church (520 Veirs Mill Rd., Rockville), at the none-too-swanky intersection of Rockville Pike and Veirs Mill Road. Show More Summary