Technology

Jan
07
Super Cities №261—20 Reasons Why 2019 Was a Great Year

Super Cities №261—20 Reasons Why 2019 Was a Great Year

As we start the next decade, the world is improving in big, important ways. This is truest in parts of the world that need it most.
2 min read
Jun
10
Super Cities №213—DoD's $15 Billion Silicon Valley Exit

Super Cities №213—DoD's $15 Billion Silicon Valley Exit

Silicon Valley sits atop a foundation financed by the American military.
1 min read
May
09
Super Cities №203—Siemens $83 Billion Bet on Cities

Super Cities №203—Siemens $83 Billion Bet on Cities

Why, after so long and so much success, would Siemens transform its business? The answer is, in one word, cities.
1 min read
Apr
03
Super Cities №183—The Security-Prosperity Reckoning

Super Cities №183—The Security-Prosperity Reckoning

If it ever existed in the minds of the layperson, the white space between national security and economic prosperity is gone. They are now two parts of one whole.
2 min read
Nov
10
Super Cities №144 — Big Hacks and Apple’s “Endless Race”

Super Cities №144 — Big Hacks and Apple’s “Endless Race”

"We know that security is an endless race"
1 min read
Jun
27

Leaders and Founders, Opinions and Data

When presented with new and better information — data — the great leader will eagerly and enthusiastically change her once-strongly held opinion.
1 min read
Jun
18
Super Cities №105 — Always-on City Survellance

Super Cities №105 — Always-on City Survellance

If you are one of the more than 3.5 billion people living in a city, your cell phones, camera feeds, applications, and credit card transactions are part of real-time security networks.
2 min read
Jun
18
Super Cities №107 - The One Thing That Will Make or Break Cities of the Future

Super Cities №107 - The One Thing That Will Make or Break Cities of the Future

In 2018, technology is eating manual labor. This tectonic shift — from manual labor to automation through technology — is most acute in cities, from Pittsburgh to Shanghai.
2 min read
May
04
Super Cities №87 — The Mighty Incumbent’s Second Wind

Super Cities №87 — The Mighty Incumbent’s Second Wind

Across the board, Amazon is a singularly dominant company.
1 min read
Apr
02
Super Cities №75—The Dangerous Future Of #FakeNews

Super Cities №75—The Dangerous Future Of #FakeNews

Fake news is a social media term used to discredit journalists and journalism. Disinformation is a more dangerous beast.
1 min read