Why small cities are poised for success in an... →
With ample freshwater (including the nearby Great Lakes), rich agricultural land, and a cool climate, upstate New York was well positioned in a hot, thirsty, and oil-starved future. It was almost a Manifest Destiny. “It is our ecological responsibility to grow here,” he said. Catherine Tumber would have agreed. Her excellent new book, Small, Gritty, and Green: The Promise of America’s Smaller...
Many city governments around the world are encouraging agriculture in urban...– How cities can embrace urban agriculture and weaken the grip of ‘big food’ | The Global Urbanist
Beyond Smart Cities: An Interview with Tim...
opensourcecities: Open Source Cities (OSC) spoke with Tim Campbell, Chairman of the Urban Age Institute about his new book Beyond Smart Cities. This is part one of a two-part interview OSC is conducting in association with the Meeting of the Minds 2011 gathering. Background Tim Campbell has worked for almost four decades in urban development with experience in scores of countries and hundreds...
Anonymous asked: I'd just like to know how you expect to have a "conversation" about cities if you don't permit people without Tumblrs to comment on your posts. If you want to take a snarky swipe at me or the things you think I've said, I don't mind in the slightest...but it's not particularly sporting if I can't respond. AG
As an IBMer working on Smarter Cities — and a New Yorker for much of my adult life — I’d like to observe that Adam Greenfield doesn’t know me, my motivations, or those of the thousands of colleagues who are dedicated their lives and careers towards the goal of enabling cities, and urban citizens, to become smarter. remagine: Adam Greenfield makes an important and...