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Top 10 Tweets From Meeting of the Minds 2012

Meeting of the Minds 2012 in San Francisco found a very active Twitter community last week when it convened at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. Reports even circled that #motm2012 trended into the Top 10 on Twitter during the October 10th sessions. The...

Graphic Artist Brings Creative Visuals to Meeting of the Minds 2012

Graphic artist Leah Silverman was on hand last week in San Francisco for Meeting of the Minds 2012. She lent her talents to the breakout session, Smart Cities of Tomorrow – Integrated Operations across Service Areas to Meet the Needs of Citizens, a discussion led by...

CleanFleetReport.com Lists the Top 10 Car Sharing Programs

CleanFleetReport.com recently published a list of the top 10 car sharing programs in America, with special attention paid to programs that feature the new electric vehicles from Nissan, Chevrolet, Ford, Toyota, Honda, Smart, BMW and other automakers. They also make a...

Photos from Meeting of the Minds 2012

Meeting of the Minds 2012, a set on Flickr. October 9-11, 2012 in San Francisco, CA. Photographs by Jill Schneider Photography. Graphic art by Leah Silverman.

Qualcomm Seeks to Improve Network by 1000x in 10 Years

Speaking at Meeting of the Minds in San Francisco, Qualcomm CTO Matt Grob laid out a plan to improve Qualcomm’s network capacity over the next ten years by working smarter, not harder. ZDnet.com covered the presentation in their article, Qualcomm CTO talks...

Samasource Announces New Partnership at Meeting of the Minds 2012

Leila Janah, the Founder and CEO of Samasource, announced today at Meeting of the Minds 2012 in San Francisco that Samasource has closed a $7.5 million philanthropic funding round, including a $5.3 million partnership with The Mastercard Foundation. Learn more about...

ABC News Covers Meeting of the Minds 2012

Two of the sponsors of Meeting of the Minds – Toyota and Cisco – were featured in the ABC News today. Toyota’s Bill Reinert and Cisco’s Gordon Feller discussed how the car and the network are working together to provide new mobility solutions...

Cisco Thought Leadership Resources from Meeting 2012

We’re happy to post three resources that Cisco presented this week at Meeting of the Minds in San Francisco. Transforming the City of New York – New Platform for Public-Private Cooperation Ushers in Smart Cities of the Future Smart City Framework – A...

Jones Lang Lasalle Releases New Study at Meeting of the Minds

Jones Lang Lasalle has released a new study linking municipal investment in smart grid technologies and three key economic indicators. The release of the report comes at the beginning of Meeting of the Minds 2012 in San Francisco, where key stakeholders in the public,...

Bill Moggridge, 1943-2012

Meeting of the Minds, Urban Age Institute and Regional Plan Association recognize with great sadness the passing of Bill Moggridge, a giant in the field of innovation and design. Director of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, co-founder of IDEO, and designer of...

July 31, 2012: LED Street Lighting Webinar

Presented by David Baum, VP Philips Roadway Lighting Learn how switching to LED street lighting along with connecting streetlights with smart controls can enhance livability while bringing your city’s energy costs under control. This event is part of a...

Schneider Electric’s approach to building and managing the smart city

A new article in The Guardian assesses Schneider Electric’s approach to the smart city. Being smart means a lot of things to Annie Xu Hongyan, the senior vice-president for the Smart Cities initiative at Schneider Electric, a French energy management company...
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