As Mobile World Congress winds down for another year, a significant launch took place on Wednesday evening that can transform the lives of millions of people worldwide.
Dodi Axelson talks to the winners of this years Hackathon at Mobile World Congress 2013, HelpMapp- their app allows people in a big city to connect to other people in real time who may need their help. The help can be anything from emergency support, to medical assistance to food and transport.
Dodi Axelson reports live from the Hackathon at Mobile World Congress, where developers are busy coding ‘Apps for Sustainable Cities’. The developers have 36 hours to come up with a Web RTC based application that helps meet challenges such as waste, resource efficiency, or air and water pollution. Winners will be treated to a trip….
Dodi Axelson reports from the Hackathon at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where developers are busy coding ‘Apps for Sustainable Cities’.
I am one of over 3 billion people who live in a city or urban area. As a city-dweller, I’m already in a global majority, and in just 40 years about 70 percent of the world’s residents will live in an urban environment.
If we’re going to prevent climate change from severely impacting almost every facet of life, scientific consensus points to a need to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by as much as 80 percent by 2050. Achieving this goal won’t be easy, and to do so means replacing most of society’s traditional processes and systems with smarter, more….
Smart meters are a great way to make our energy consumption more efficient and reduce the impact of climate change.
Last week, I spent a few days in Hawzen, Ethiopia, at the Masho and Megab secondary schools. These are the only secondary schools in Koraro Millennium Village (MV). This MV is a cluster of 11 villages, located in the Hawzen district in the northern part of Ethiopia. This semi-arid region, surrounded by jagged cliffs and….
On Thursday, I had the opportunity to participate in the launch of 3G in the Millennium Village in Koraro, Ethiopia with members of the Ericsson leadership team. Koraro is in the northeastern region of Ethiopia, far from the capital of Addis Ababa. It is a remote but growing region, with signs of progress and development….
Connected urban transportation is one way to create a more sustainable future for our cities.