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Making the Digital City

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Despite an ever-increasing usage of spatial and urban metaphors, such as the ‘digital’ or ‘virtual city’ of the 1990s and early 2000s, or the more recent ‘u-city’ developments in hi-tech intensive countries like South Korea, which have been widely used by agencies and companies involved in urban internet developments, the history of the relationships between the city and high technologies is not an entirely positive one. For many years, commentators from a variety of disciplines – architecture, planning, human geography, sociology and so on – have highlighted that if it was true that - on the one hand – physical public spaces ...
It is the political, economic, communications and cultural centre of Yunnan, and is the seat of the provincial government. It is also home to several universities, museums, galleries and other important economic, cultural, and educational institutions. The headquarters of many of Yunnan's large businesses are in Kunming as well. It was important during World War II as a Chinese military center, American air base, and transport terminus for the Burma Road . Located in the middle of the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau , Kunming is located at an altitude of 1,900 m above sea level and at a latitude just north of the Tropic of Cancer . ...
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The media called the “Young Marshal Legend” and Guo Wei, Wuhan yesterday with a satisfied to leave. This trip, he was the Mayor of Wuhan Ruan issued by the invitation to study Chinese. Originally thought it was only a courtesy visit, did not expect him sprouted in the East Lake High-tech Zone Digital second headquarters building ideas. 21, Guo Wei reporter an exclusive interview. He said: Wuhan, the future will frequently see each other. Text / reporter Wang Danni Map / reporter Li Shaowen imaginary Guo Wei, young talents should withstand the aura, a body of popular IT industry elite luxury brand, has a sense of ... market research, surveys and trends
Future Now: NYC's Digital Storybook « 6 to cut, 4 to sharpen
What does real-time mapping with NYC school kids look like? On Saturday, Digital Democracy was invited to work with 120 young people from all 5 boroughs as part of the Department of Education’s “Future Now” program . Having gone through the system myself, I jumped at the chance to help them innovate. While technology access is growing, so is censorship, and I worry about the education we’re giving kids when the banned website list resembles the one in Tunisia . Access to engaging curriculum is also key. One of the girls I taught was named “Tunisia” and when I made a crack about her being named ... market research, surveys and trends

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MONOGRAPHIC INSERT: SENSEable City – MIT Laboratory
time in history more than half the world's population, 3.3 billion .... blocks only 40 percent of incoming light, and because only some of the pieces in ..... Aurigi A., 2005, “Making the Digital City”, Ashgate, Hampshire England. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
WORLD PRESS TRENDS: Digital Revenues Won't Replace Print | Asia ...
At no time in the foreseeable future will digital advertising revenues replace those lost to print, making the search for new business models — including paid-for-online access for news — a pressing concern for the news publishing industry, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) said in its annual world press trends update. As search engines take the largest slice of Internet advertising revenues, little is left for the content generators themselves. In a 182-billion U.S. dollar press advertising industry, digital revenues of newspapers accounted for less than 6 billions dollars in 2008 and are ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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and a senior media fellow at The Century Foundation which distributes this weekly "Platform" column. (An archive of the columns is available at www.tcf.org .) He is vice-chairman of the Columbia Journalism Review and executive director of The Caravan Project, which is also based at The Century Foundation. Osnos spent 18 years at the Washington Post, where he was variously Indochina bureau chief, Moscow correspondent, foreign editor, national editor and London bureau chief. He was publisher of Random House's Times Books Division from 1991 to 1996, and was also vice president and associate publisher of the Random ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Digital Development Issues Bank Secured Letter of Credit
announced that it has issued to Ezkey Corporation a bank secured letter of credit for the manufacturing of the first shipment of the EFT Smartphone to be delivered to customers at the end of June. EFT and Digital combined to date have invested over $2 million in the design, research and development of the new state-of-the-art phone. Digital anticipates having 50,000 phones in service over the next 8 to 12 months with a servicing fee that will range between $15.99 to $19.99 per phone per month. Jack Qin, Chairman and CEO, stated, "We have worked extremely hard to ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Gender in the Design of the Digital City
As a result, the initial DDS policy of making the digital city maximally accessible to everybody was transformed into one of making a technology for ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Digital Inclusion - City of Houston eGovernment Center
In October of 2005, the Honorable Mayor Bill White of the City of Houston announced an initiative to make wireless broadband services available throughout the City of Houston.  The City issued two drafts of the RFP for public comment on February 17th and March 3rd of 2006. After consideration of public comments to the drafts, the City posted the final RFP on March 17, 2006.  On April 4, 2006, the City of Houston held a pre-proposal conference for interested parties. "We're going to use technology to help us meet some of our most important goals - making City Hall more efficient and responsive, making it ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Zaragoza's Digital Mile - Places18.2_INTERIOR FINAL.indd
how digital media can help in “making the city speak”; design of the Seoul Digital Media City and Street, in. Korea, featuring intelligent building facades , ...
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Most people's biggest concern is will their idea be stolen?  Years ago I had a video client who was the daughter of a very famous 60's television producer.  She had appeared on a talk show to perform with her group, two other women who saw her group performing on that talk show came up with their own version of her act. These two women viewers actually got on television with their own show while the person I knew had their television show pilot under consideration, but it was never turned into a series!  Even though they had pitched their show first, the "knock off" show ended up on air, and ...
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The production of Adult Material is legal in California due to a precedent created by a 1988 decision of the California Supreme Court (California vs. Freeman). As a result of that decision, California became the FIRST AND ONLY state where a person can be legally hired to have sex for the purpose of making Adult Material. However, producers are still required to obtain permits before starting any such production. NO OTHER STATE HAS SUCH A PRECEDENT therefore production in any other State is, and will remain, ILLEGAL! Once in California you would be required to obtain the same types of insurance and business licensing that is ...