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January 9, 2014
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New mayor reflects on ‘exciting and innovative’ New Haven

Toni Nathaniel Harp ’78 M.Env.D., first came to New Haven — a place known as America’s first planned city — in 1976, to study environmental and physical planning at the Yale School of Architecture.  She remained in the city after … Continue reading

March 4, 2013
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Miami-Dade County and IBM Establish Public-Private Partnership on Smarter Cities Initiative

Collaboration helps government harness Big Data to serve residents more efficiently and save taxpayer dollars ARMONK, New York – 04 Mar 2013: Miami-Dade County and IBM today announced a transformational Smarter Cities initiative to improve services for residents and help … Continue reading

February 11, 2013
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Kenya’s Mode Named IBM Global Entrepreneur of The Year

ARMONK, N.Y. – 11 Feb 2013: IBM today announced that MoDe was named the IBM Global Entrepreneur of the Year. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, MoDe provides instant nano-credit for pre-paid mobile phone users across the African continent. Nearly 80 percent … Continue reading

May 11, 2012
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UA Project CENTRL a ‘Life-Changing Experience’

A leadership program sponsored by UA Cooperative Extension has created a network of public officials throughout rural Arizona. Diane Joens has piled up an impressive list of accomplishments over the last decade: mayor of Cottonwood, Ariz., co-founder of Stewards of … Continue reading

May 3, 2012
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Microsoft Research Opens a Lab in New York City

New research lab will focus on computational and experimental social science, algorithmic economics, and machine learning, along with information retrieval. NEW YORK CITY – In the two decades since the formation of Microsoft Research, the organization has grown from its … Continue reading

March 9, 2011
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Web Use Doesn’t Encourage Belief in Poltical Rumors, But E-mail Does

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Despite the fears of some, a new study suggests that use of the internet in general does not make people more likely to believe political rumors. However, one form of internet communication – e-mail – does seem … Continue reading

June 25, 2010
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New York City is Preparing for Climate Change

New York City is establishing itself as a global leader in forming a proactive response to climate change, reveals a new report detailing the city’s plans to adapt to the challenges and opportunities the changing climate presents.