Aquatics activities during hot days in Summer. #ExploringSpain #Beaches

Summers are getting too hot and the people have to plan to find some relief by going to beaches. Aquatics activities are very popular and a good business. How local citizens deal with hot days in your community?

2017 Summer Nerja Aquatics

Example of Aquatics sports in south of Spain. People escape from hot cities and go to tourism destinations during Summer.

Google Maps Street View Cars collecting data | #BusinessIntelligence

Google Maps use this kind of cars to take pictures and videos to collect data for their street views. You may see one of Google Street View cars in your city or town. Here is one we found in Jacksonville, Florida.

Following Google Maps street car in Jacksonville, Florida. #streetview #googlemaps #ism4011

SDG Report 2017 Provides Overview of Efforts to Achieve SDGs | IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

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17 July 2017: Greater efforts are needed to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a report prepared by the UN Statistics Division that reviews progress made towards the SDGs during the first two years of their implementation. The report provides an overview of implementation efforts to date, highlighting areas of progress and areas where more action is required, and provided the basis for introductions to the SDGs that the High-level Political Forum focused on during its July 2017 session.

via SDG Report 2017 Provides Overview of Efforts to Achieve SDGs | IISD’s SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

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?

Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2017/06/19/the-problems-with-smart-cities/#446e9096067f 

Solar powered Wi-Fi service in beaches.

 

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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

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