Miami-Dade County is facilitating citizen participation with social
Data creates transparency. Using Cloud plus Big Data & Analytics, Miami-Dade County is reinventing the way municipal government works. Making data visible, accessible, and actionable can help the county to crack cold cases, reduce water waste and design better public transportation.

Miami-Dade County is facilitating citizen participation with social

Data creates transparency. Using Cloud plus Big Data & Analytics, Miami-Dade County is reinventing the way municipal government works. Making data visible, accessible, and actionable can help the county to crack cold cases, reduce water waste and design better public transportation.

IBM scientists in India create a device that could power lights, fans and phone chargers with discarded laptop batteries | IBM Research Blog
By using discarded laptop batteries, we created a device that could power lights, fans and mobile phone chargers. The specific prototype we built was able to provide around 20 Watt-hours of energy. In other words, it can power a 5W DC light bulb for about four hours before running out of charge.

IBM scientists in India create a device that could power lights, fans and phone chargers with discarded laptop batteries | IBM Research Blog

By using discarded laptop batteries, we created a device that could power lights, fans and mobile phone chargers. The specific prototype we built was able to provide around 20 Watt-hours of energy. In other words, it can power a 5W DC light bulb for about four hours before running out of charge.

This small city’s police department builds an app, nabs big data to find and fight the bad guys | Fast Company
Last year the Rochester Police Department (RPD) decided to build an app to keep its officers’ 160 work smartphones connected and in communication when on the job. Like other tech-savvy departments, including the New York Police Department and the San Francisco Police Department, chief of services for the RPD Captain Tim Heroff decided his cops needed identity-researching apps on their phones.

This small city’s police department builds an app, nabs big data to find and fight the bad guys | Fast Company

Last year the Rochester Police Department (RPD) decided to build an app to keep its officers’ 160 work smartphones connected and in communication when on the job. Like other tech-savvy departments, including the New York Police Department and the San Francisco Police Department, chief of services for the RPD Captain Tim Heroff decided his cops needed identity-researching apps on their phones.

E-bikes bring individual and sustainable transport to China | TheCityFix
China’s e-bikes (short for electric bicycles), which are proving to be a disruptive, bottom-up approach to commuting that is becoming the sustainable alternative to the car for millions. Now is the time for China to embrace this ground-up innovation and move e-bikes further into the mainstream to promote sustainable and accessible transport urban mobility.

E-bikes bring individual and sustainable transport to China | TheCityFix

China’s e-bikes (short for electric bicycles), which are proving to be a disruptive, bottom-up approach to commuting that is becoming the sustainable alternative to the car for millions. Now is the time for China to embrace this ground-up innovation and move e-bikes further into the mainstream to promote sustainable and accessible transport urban mobility.

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U.S. PATENT #8,610,295:Reclaiming energy from waste water in tall buildings THINK OF IT AS…Bath water-generated hydroelectricity. This system uses gravity to make electricity from rainwater, grey water and black water as it exits tall buildings. With every flush or turn of a faucet, water rushes down into a turbine, generating power and making you rethink your next goldfish funeral.Another patent from our 21st year of record-breaking innovation.

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U.S. PATENT #8,610,295:
Reclaiming energy from waste water in tall buildings

THINK OF IT AS…Bath water-generated hydroelectricity. This system uses gravity to make electricity from rainwater, grey water and black water as it exits tall buildings. With every flush or turn of a faucet, water rushes down into a turbine, generating power and making you rethink your next goldfish funeral.

Another patent from our 21st year of record-breaking innovation.