Category Mobility

City as a platform

Two talks from the 2011 PSFK conference caught my attention:City as a platform (video) In her role as Chief Digital Officer for the City of New York, Rachel Sterne is tasked with strengthening the City’s digital media presence and streamlining…

Experientia supporting Flemish applied research on mobility and sustainability

Experientia is excited to be working on two applied research projects for Flanders InShape, a Flemish design promotion agency that supports and advises small and mid-size companies in Flanders, Belgium on matters related to product development and design. The ASSIST…

The future of reading

Josh Quittner of Fortune Magazine reflects on how tables will change magazines, books and newspapers. “In fact, for the past year I’ve been pushing the theory that the Age of Tablets will give print media one last bite at the…

The Economist on sensors, mapping and mobiles

The Economist this week comes with a new edition of its 24-page Technology Quarterly supplement, which contains four articles that are related to the theme of this blog: Taken your medicine? Health care: Mobile phones provide a cheap and simple…

Microsoft Research’s “Technology for Emerging Markets” group

The Technology for Emerging Markets group at Microsoft Research India seeks to address the needs and aspirations of people in emerging-market countries, including those who are increasingly consuming computing technologies and services, as well as those for whom access to…