The Problems With #SmartCities

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#SmartCities A #GlobalLearning discussion in our #Management #CityManagement #EnvironmentalManagement and #TechnologyManagement courses. ==> The Problems With Smart Cities. Imagine your city as a smart city. What are the benefits or issues?


Solar powered Wi-Fi service in beaches.

Solar powered wi-fi service and lockers in beaches of Fuengirola, Spain. Mobile technologies are requiring local governments and companies to expand services. Beaches, parks, and remote areas now have access to wi-fi services.

How these kiosks are helping your community?

Ref: drlepervanche High tech beaches in #Fuengirola. Solar panels to power electronic lockers, and wi-fi service near kiosk. #exploringspain#exploringfuengirola #GlobalLearning2017#solarenergy #wifi #ExploringSpain

VIDEO: Exploring NE Florida’s Castaway Island Preserve | WJCT NEWS

WJCT presents a collaboration between the University of North Florida’s Environmental Center and Public Trust Law on 19 short videos showcasing the city,

Source: VIDEO: Exploring NE Florida’s Castaway Island Preserve | WJCT NEWS

Traditional universities are on the way out: Online is the future for Africa

Education has two faces in today’s world, according to a recent World Bank report. On the one hand there’s the traditional face, where learning takes place in the state-sponsored classroom. On the other are the private initiatives in which other partners take responsibility for education at all levels.

Source: Traditional universities are on the way out: Online is the future for Africa

Pequeños Grandes Inventos | Universitat Politècnica de València, España (Spain)

Pequeños Grandes Inventos

VII Concurso UPV de Proyectos Científicos. Curso 2016-2017

Pequeños Grandes Inventos

Dirigido a: alumnos de educación secundaria obligatoria (ESO), bachillerato y ciclos formativos de la Comunidad Valenciana
Proyecto: un desarrollo científico, un experimento, una aplicación o cualquier otra iniciativa en el ámbito de la ciencia y la tecnología
Temática: ciencia y tecnología
Plazo de inscripción: del 15 de marzo al 19 de mayo de 2017, a las 24 h
Premios: Dos premios de 1.000 euros cada uno. Cada galardón se repartirá de la siguiente manera: 200 euros para cada alumno que ha participado en el proyecto y 200 euros para el tutor. Además, el jurado podrá conceder hasta un máximo de dos accésits de 200 euros cada uno.

The Global Goals For Sustainable Development

In September 2015, 193 world leaders agreed to 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. If these Goals are completed, it would mean an end to extreme poverty, inequality and climate change by 2030.Our governments have a plan to save our planet…it’s our job to make sure they stick to it.The Global Goals are only going to work if we fight for them and you can’t fight for your rights if you don’t know what they are. We believe the Goals are only going to be completed if we can make them famous.

Source: The Global Goals