Waves of Change: Ubiquitous Computing Reinvents Public Space

A Cray Super Computer of the 90's. Image: NASA (This story was originally published in the Ontario Planning Journal, Fall 2016 edition) Smart, mobile technologies are lashing...

Why Cities Resist Change Part 2: The C40 Turns Cities Into Changemakers

The C40 City Power Mix According to C40.org cities are the new changemakers. This is how it happened. David Miller Chaired the C40 from 2008 to 2010...

Why Cities Resist Change Part 1: C40 Mayors David Miller And Eduardo Paes On...

C40 Chair and Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes (photo courtesy of C40.org) Rugby is a sport for the determined. Eighty minutes of continuous battering,...

The US Pentagon Says Climate Change Is A Threat Multiplier

The Pentagon Makes it official: Climate change is a national security issue. Last Monday the US Secretary of Defence, Chuck Hagel, issued a position paper...

Western Canadian Cities Go Green By Going Smart

Heat from waste diagram: Vancouver's False Creek neighbourhood. Gillian Steward is a former managing editor of the Calgary Herald. gsteward@telus.net The story is used with...

Are Citizens Lost In The Digital City?

The John Street Toronto virtual city navigation stack circa 1995 Are today's connected citizens confused by the latest digital city offerings? Probably, if only because any social benefits...

Intelligent City Forecast, Part 1: Overcoming Inertia

As global cities continue their evolution towards MESHness, big trends are emerging to help government and industry collectively invest in a global future.  How big...

If Only Cities Could Talk

Toronto's now world-famous mayor, Rob Ford, was stripped of power by city council today. As MESH Cities' editors follow the leadership debacle now taking place...

McKinsey Really, Really Wants Your City To Be Great

Cities are complex: Centre for Social Innovation, Toronto It is obvious. Successful cities do not rise from smart networks or from Internet of Things connectivity...

Urbanflow Helsinki: The Intuitive City?

If you wonder what an operating system for cities might look like but are overwhelmed by the expanding complexity of digital technology and the...
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