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.
Super Cities №213—DoD's $15 Billion Silicon Valley Exit
Silicon Valley sits atop a foundation financed by the American military.
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.
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.
Super Cities №144 — Big Hacks and Apple’s “Endless Race”
"We know that security is an endless race"
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.
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.
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.
Super Cities №87 — The Mighty Incumbent’s Second Wind
Across the board, Amazon is a singularly dominant company.