SmartPlanet stories related to the institutions, policies, procedures and technologies used to facilitate interaction -- governance, information, transparency and accountability, and more -- between elected officials and their constituents.
The majority of healthcare assistants in the U.K. want to see tougher regulations in place, according to a survey.
April 11, 2013 6:56am |
HONG KONG -- Hong Kong is said to have one of the brightest night skies in the world, and it's not coming from the stars.
April 11, 2013 3:00am |
It may not be apprenticeships of old, but it's a start.
1 | April 10, 2013 6:06am |
Havana has the answer, says the British Medical Journal.
10 | April 10, 2013 5:36am |
Are these allegations true, or is it a governmental tactic to push another foreign retailer out of the country?
1 | April 10, 2013 4:37am |
$2.1 billion -- the figure that care, attention and innovation saved airlines last year.
1 | April 9, 2013 9:46am |
These days, every organization is in the software business. That means adopting the rules of this fast-paced industry.
2 | April 9, 2013 8:47am |
Approximately 200 municipal governments are using the Web-based communications system to automate interactions between citizens and city agencies.
1 | April 9, 2013 3:00am |
Most future population growth will occur in cities. To make them more livable, Kent Larson is developing technologies for shared-use vehicles and tiny apartments that feel twice as big.
1 | April 8, 2013 3:00am |
Non-profit news organizations develop new ways to tell a story and play watchdog, while tech gurus now share the bylines. Is the future of news already here?
6 | April 8, 2013 3:00am |
DELHI -- India may have new anti-rape laws that expand the scope of sexual offenses and increase punishments, but many women still distrust the police.
2 | April 8, 2013 12:00am |
A new military sensor has been hooked up with a drone to detect those in the desert trying to enter the United States illegally.
4 | April 5, 2013 5:01am |
BUENOS AIRES -- The local city government wants to reclaim the city center for pedestrians and bicyclists. But can a formula that's been used in Europe and Asia work in this chaotic South American...
2 | April 5, 2013 3:00am |
Audi wants to introduce variable headlights that will adjust based on surroundings and road conditions, but needs a decades-old U.S. law to change first.
27 | April 4, 2013 8:28pm |
Five percent may not seem like much, but it's a start.
2 | April 4, 2013 3:08am |
BERLIN -- The latest in a series of municipal failures, a plan to remove a section of the remaining Berlin Wall has divided the city over a memorial meant to unite.
6 | April 4, 2013 3:00am |
Can new solutions put an end to irritating robotic calls?
10 | April 3, 2013 5:25am |
Pay for what you weigh.
13 | April 2, 2013 10:00am |
It's not just aerial defense that can combat low-flying drones.
3 | April 2, 2013 9:00am |
South Africans have fought corruption for generations, but a new cohort of anti-corruption activists are going online. Corruption Watch looks to empower citizens to fight local graft.
1 | April 2, 2013 3:00am |