Chad Vander Veen
Chad Vander Veen is the editor of FutureStructure.com
What Does it Take for a City to Become Truly Smart?
December 17, 2014 - In this Q&A, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer talks about what defines a smart city and what it takes to achieve smart city status.
Smart Cities and the Internet of Things – Do Policymakers Help? Or Hurt?
December 05, 2014 - The Center for Data Innovation hosted a forum to examine how - or if - regulators and bureaucrats are part of the solution or part of the problem.
A Glimpse into the Future of Fleet Management
June 06, 2014 - The technology of the "sharing economy" may be the next great leap for fleet managers.
The Blue Economy: New Strategies for Optimizing Our Most Precious Resource
June 04, 2014 - Many stressors are threatening current water systems. Fundamental changes must be made that align technology, policy and infrastructure so that people can do more with less water.
The Unseen City: How What We Can’t See Shapes Our Future
June 02, 2014 - The sum of a city's components -- together with the connections that exist, or can be made to exist, between the myriad bits of infrastructure -- are what make a city.
Why Smart Parking is a Cornerstone of Smart Cities
May 12, 2014 - Rachel Yoka, editor of the new book Sustainable Parking Design and Management, says that in many ways, smart cities start with where you park.
Could this Invention Be the Future of Solar Power?
May 01, 2014 - A German architect claims his spherical solar collector improves photovoltaic efficiency by 35 percent - and even works using moonlight.
Reinventing America City by City
March 31, 2014 - A summit organized by Forbes took on the tall order of figuring out how the promise of a new industrial revolution might put U.S. cities at the forefront of innovation, industry and infrastructure.
Wearable Tech Is Set to Take Off
February 04, 2014 - The wearables market is poised to grow to as many as 171 million units shipped by 2016.
Why Do We Still Use Passwords?
October 30, 2013 - They're simple and cheap, but usually not all that secure. Why haven't we moved to something better?