“Public transportation is nothing new, but with modern technology, cities can create better infrastructures like never before.” Remix City living has many advantages with cultural attractions, restaurants and nightlife topping the list. But what are those amenities worth if you can’t get to them easily? Good infrastructure is equally as important and by that, of course, we … [Read more...] about Why transit matters.
A bit of a technology ‘man for all seasons’, Harri Holopainen started his career in computer graphics on a Commodore 64. He worked on smart card payment systems, co-founded a small graphics software company, and even designed and implemented a prototype online gaming world, a subject he did his university thesis on. Upon graduating, he and his partners grew their … [Read more...] about Next Gen recycling.
Joseph Minicozzi is an urban designer who wants to help communities understand the economic impact of development. Like demystifying tax codes, government jargon and municipal finance data. In 2012, Joe created a data-focused consulting company called Urban3. Based in Western North Carolina, Urban3 was spun out of Public Interest Projects, a non-profit focused on … [Read more...] about It’s the data, stupid.
Mark DeSantis is a Pittsburgh-based serial technology entrepreneur, policy wonk and educator. He is also CEO of Bloomfield Robotics, a new Ag company out of the CMU Robotics Institute that uses AI and computer vision to measure the health of agricultural crops on plant-by-plant basis, or in their parlance ... “crop estimation technology.” Mark knows venture capital and … [Read more...] about Rent an (AgTech) Robot.
Samson Williams isn’t one to think small. While studying for a Ph.D. in emergency management, he dropped out of school to build an Enterprise Incident Management Center out in the real world. He then spent over five years at Fannie Mae developing strategies to prevent emergencies and crises. A vocal advocate of blockchain, Samson holds a certificate in Blockchain and … [Read more...] about Buckle up!