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A Look Back at Meeting of the Minds Workshop Tour #3: How Future Mobility Solutions Can Co-Exist: The Complete Street of 2030

The workshop’s welcome briefing from NextEnergy’s President – Jean Redfield – laid out a clear message for this workshop tour: the challenges facing clean/smart energy are, to a growing extent, converging with the challenges facing clean/smart mobility. During the workshop tour, more than 45 Meeting delegates moved through multiple demos and facilities, including: The workshop session focused on the future …

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Raw Video and Slidedecks from Meeting of the Minds 2014

Over the next few weeks we will process, archive and report on the take-aways, media coverage and videos from Meeting of …

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Detroits Tactical Urbanism

The Grand Strategy for the Rust Belt, Part 1: Is Shrinkage the New Normal?

In his essay on Leo Tolstoy’s vision of history, the philosopher and Oxford don Isaiah Berlin begins with a dichotomy. …

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Trash

Getting to Zero: US Cities Innovating Their Way to Zero Waste

The United States is the world’s top producer of waste, sending approximately 240 million tons of garbage to landfills annually. …

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Smart City Panel Reveals a Major Challenge to Implementation

Smart Cities are a great, burgeoning opportunity for all manner of vendors, from broad-smart-city-wide solution providers to small single-person start …

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How Singapore’s Marina Barrage keeps fresh water in and the sea out

by Grace Chua SINGAPORE — On a sunny Saturday afternoon here, children scamper about on a broad green lawn, families …

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Transforming Detroit into a Smarter City

Detroit is at a tipping point. The city’s outmigration has led to city planning and funding challenges, forcing Detroit and …

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Detroit

What Role Will the Innovation Economy Play in Disrupting Economic Inequality?

A call to dialogue with fellow attendees of Meeting of the Minds 2014 At Meeting of the Minds 2014, we’ll …

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Mesh Network Components

Scaling Community Technology

For the past four years, the Open Technology Institute (OTI) and the Allied Media Projects (AMP) have been working with …

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Cisco
Shell
The Kresge Foundation
Oracle
IBM
Qualcomm
Living Cities
EY's Global Cleantech Center
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
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Rock Ventures
Ford Foundation
Itron
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Blossman Propane Gas, Appliance & Service
DTE Energy
Michigan Economic Development Board (MEDC)
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy