Tagged: Infrastructure

Mobile Market in Brazil 0

Internet in Brazil: In 38% of homes at least 1 person accesses the web on mobile phones

In more than a third of all households in Brazil (38.1%), at least one person accesses the internet via cell phone, says survey released recently by the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA). The study also shows that 40.8% of households have internet access and that 68% of users claim to use the service daily.

Living in China: Cost of living hurts Shanghai’s ranking 0

Living in China: Cost of living hurts Shanghai’s ranking

Soaring living costs and high housing prices are negatively affecting how Shanghai residents feel about their quality of life, according to a nationwide economic survey released recently […]

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Richer, but not happier 0

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Richer, but not happier

Studies are backing up some of the suspicions I (and many other people who live here): Rising incomes in China are failing to bring greater happiness to broad swathes of the population. Rising prices and growing income inequality appear to be undermining any expected gains, and may be sowing the seeds of social unrest [..]

Watch Eduardo Paes’ “The 4 commandments of cities” talk at TED 0

Watch Eduardo Paes’ “The 4 commandments of cities” talk at TED

Eduardo Paes is the mayor of Rio de Janeiro, a sprawling, complicated, beautiful city of 6.5 million. He shares four big ideas about leading Rio — and all cities — into the future, including bold (and do-able) infrastructure upgrades and how to make a city “smarter.” […]

Autodesk Design Visualization Reel 2011 Call for Submissions 0

Autodesk Design Visualization Reel 2011 Call for Submissions

Looking to show off your best assets? Be part of the Autodesk Design Show Reel 2011! The Design Show Reel 2011 will be showcased at AUTODESK UNIVERSITY November 29th to December 1st, 2011. The Reel will be featured in all sessions and to the opening of the Main stage presentation on the Autodesk website, AREA and the Autodesk You Tube Channel as well as at events throughout the year […]