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By Justine Jablonska on August 9, 2018

For this Maryland city, a smarter city is a safer one

Seat Pleasant, Maryland is located on less than one square mile a few miles east of Washington DC. It has two major highways running through it, a population of 4,721, and a mayor that likes to ride a bike wearing a shirt with his title in large letters across the back. Upcoming city events include […]

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By Rich McKay on July 31, 2018

Accessibility on the go: mobility for everyone

How can governments and companies build accessibility into emerging tech like IoT and AI? IBM's Erich Manser explains why designing for everyone is critical for digital transformation.

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By Rich McKay on June 18, 2018

Green means AI for traffic and beyond

Can AI make your commute a little easier? IBM Master Inventor Steve Hobson says adding AI to traffic lights can make our cities safer, reduce pollution, and improve commute times.

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By Rich McKay on June 13, 2018

Home, smart home: IoT and AI will make where we live more accessible

The aging population wants to safely live in their own homes as long as possible. People with disabilities want a home designed for their specific needs. A more accessible, smarter home can help.

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By Rich McKay on June 5, 2018

The workforce of the future: humans + machines working collaboratively

Automation can cause ripple effects through entire industries—including government. Juan Delacruz explains why governments need to prepare for a new future.

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By Rich McKay on May 31, 2018

The surprising new government service: delight

"The more people are involved in their government, the better served we all will be," says Brenda Decker, Director of Global Government at IBM.

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By Rich McKay on May 14, 2018

The next stop: accessible mobility for all

An estimated 15 percent of the world’s population has some form of disability. Can AI, IoT, and other autonomous vehicles technology help?

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By Justine Jablonska on April 19, 2018

For health and human services, data is the key to prevention

How can Health and Human Services agencies shift to increased prevention? IBM's Mary-Sara Jones explains how HHS professionals can leverage data and AI to exceed citizen's expectations.

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By Rich McKay on March 15, 2018

An ancient seaport meets the age of AI

The Port of Rotterdam opened in the 14th century, handles 130,000 vessels annually—and has set its sights on becoming the world’s smartest port. IBM is working to bring this digital platform of the future to life, and open a new wave of safer, more efficient operations and new services.

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