SmartPlanet stories related to the world's densest areas of settlement -- how their geography, economies, politics, social characteristics and built environment impact their efficiency as a living, breathing system of systems.
Religiously enforce your company values and "focus, focus, focus," the co-chief executive urges.
3 | April 26, 2013 7:22am |
MELBOURNE -- Wish someone had taught you how to be confident or how to find a job you love? Melburnians are picking up some life lessons and new skills as part of a trend in "altucation."
4 | May 15, 2013 2:30am |
From clown bikes, to hard core commuters, Google's bike culture is like no other.
1 | April 29, 2013 4:42am |
Yet another peer-to-peer service comes up against regulatory hurdles in New York State.
12 | May 17, 2013 3:10am |
Don't have a 3D printer? No worries. makexyz finds the nearest (and cheapest) one to print your design.
3 | March 18, 2013 4:00am |
Makes horse sound delicious.
11 | May 3, 2013 6:12am |
BUENOS AIRES -- Known as the "Paris of South America" for its Belle Epoque architecture, Argentina's capital is also home to prime examples of Brutalist buildings designed by Clorindo Testa.
7 | May 3, 2013 3:00am |
The South African native is challenging the legacy rules of U.S. power generation and financing, seeking to make clean energy as cost-effective as electricity generated by fossil fuels.
6 | May 7, 2013 3:00am |
Could excess inventory become a thing of the past? New style startups not only give a boost to emerging designers, but bring unheard-of levels of economy to the fashion business.
May 16, 2013 3:00am |
There are few black architects in the pipeline, and fewer still with a high national profile. C.C. Sullivan looks at the latest news, which suggests a growing role for African-American designers.
35 | April 24, 2013 1:45am |
Researchers make the green case for ordering groceries from your computer.
6 | May 1, 2013 12:39pm |
The poobahs of Pyongyang decide that internet access isn't a good idea after all. Still, subscribers are growing.
April 30, 2013 5:05am |
Researchers using a high tech technique known as "laser mapping" have uncovered an ancient hidden city beneath the dense of jungles of Honduras.
3 | July 20, 2012 4:19am |
As Philips unveils its brightest LED bulb ever - equivalent to a 75-watt incandescent - we illuminate how long these things will really last.
26 | May 16, 2011 12:03pm |
The Spanish city of Santander is blanketing streets with wireless sensors to track its every move. But the CEO of a sensor manufacturer says success depends on open data and citizen involvement.
1 | May 9, 2013 3:00am |
A service looking to shake up the cable TV industry is beginning its expansion. First stop, Boston.
1 | April 24, 2013 3:00am |
Two years ago, Joshua Becker decided to cast off (some of) his possessions to live a minimalist lifestyle. We spoke about what minimalism means, how technology can help us get there and how this...
25 | August 12, 2010 4:00am |
You can finally see how much U.S. hospitals charge.
May 8, 2013 7:20am |
No wonder tensions are easing.
9 | May 7, 2013 4:38am |
On the return, leave the UK at noon, arrive in Manhattan 8 a.m. the same day. U.S. firm is selling licenses to patented technology. China's buying. All aboard the vacuum express!
105 | June 4, 2012 9:35pm |