A Wake Up Call for Government Leaders: If we don’t invest in innovation now, the U.S. can say goodbye to being #1

“The U.S. must align its national priorities with innovation policy. The UAE and China certainly are.” In a couple of sentences, tech founder Amir Husain, who just raised $32.5 million for his AI startup, Spark Cognition, gave the call to action for city leaders and policymakers nationwide.

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Jim Nyquist: At The Inflection Point Of IIoT

Jim Nyquist likes to use the phrase “inflection point” when he talks about the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). An inflection point is when the direction of a curve changes in response to an event, resulting in significant change. The industrial manufacturing sector is at an inflection point right now, and in his role as President of Systems and Solutions at Emerson Process Management, Nyquist is at the center of the inflection point.

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Texas CEO Magazine: The Human Side of Smart Cities

The same innovations transforming business are also transforming cities. Rapid advances in technology, including the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and advanced mobile broadband capacity, can deliver a highly connected, seamlessly automated, data-rich reality. 

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Really, Really Smart Cities

At Food+City, we think a lot about the relationship between food and our cities. Now, through the artistry of Josh Cochran, we can look at how food might fit into future urban landscapes and what urban designers now call Smart Cities. We contacted three really, really smart people for their visions of what our food-wise city might look like in the future, and Josh brought it to life.

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