Category Archives: Cities

Cities Are Getting Smarter

It seems to me…. “Smart cities are those who manage their resources efficiently. Traffic, public services, and disaster response should be operated intelligently in order to minimize costs, reduce carbon emissions, and increase performance.” ~ Eduardo Paes[1]. Challenges facing local … Continue reading

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Crime And Punishment

It seems to me…. “Money will determine whether the accused goes to prison or walks out of the courtroom a free man.” ~ Johnnie Cochran[1]. Prison population reduction needs to become a major U.S. priority. The federal prison system, especially, … Continue reading

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Habitat III

It seems to me…. “A considerable share of the world’s population still cannot afford comfortable housing, education, and quality health care.” ~ Vladimir Putin[1]. Habitat III, formally known as the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, is … Continue reading

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Urban Living

It seems to me… “Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle-class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.”  ~ Cyril Connolly. Owning one’s home in the suburbs always has been a big part of the American dream.  … Continue reading

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