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  • Intelligent Community Forum (ICF)
    2005 2004 and Earlier Press Coverage 2009 NYU panel calls for Silicon Alley revival Published Monday May 18 2009 by By Alex Goldman internetnews com NEW YORK There are a lot of big financial firms medical research institutions and media companies in New York City So why are there so few startups The professor admitted that universities could do more to encourage entrepreneurship the venture capitalist admitted that it is

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  • Intelligent Community Forum (ICF)
    Support Support the Forum ICF Supporters Subscribe Contacts Home Login Email Print Current Press Coverage 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 and Earlier Press Coverage 2009 Stockholm wins broadband award Social Web Email Close Digg Slashdot Fark Stumble Reddit MIXX del icio us Newsvine Technorati Facebook Buzz up Twitter Your Name Your Email Address Recipient s Email Address Comma separation for mu Published Monday May

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    headed common sense read full article Responding to the Exaflood Tuesday June 10 2008 There is little disagreement that Internet traffic is approaching what Brett Swanson and George Gilder have called an Exaflood of data Said Intelligent Community Forum co founder Robert Bell last month Issues of the Exaflood have not yet made it onto the radar screen of most people and organizations who are users of broadband rather than carriers of broadband or major providers of content over broadband It is natural that the first parties concerned would be the network scientists and engineers who have to keep the Net running read full article Building Your Own Intelligent Community A Tale of Two Cities Sunday June 1 2008 When the mayor of Waterloo Ontario Barbara Halloran traveled to Japan and met Mitaka Japan s Mayor Keiko Kiyohara last year they embraced greeted each other warmly and began a long discussion that started with a mutual congratulations Madame Mayor This was not simply a meeting of two small city mayors looking to find areas of mutual interest or establish sister city relations Her Worship Halloran and Madame Mayor Kiyohara were the leaders of communities that had each been named the world s most Intelligent Community of the year read full article Making Connections Friday May 23 2008 Toronto was the final stop on a five city tour for more than a dozen international delegates involved in the Intelligent Community Forum s program called Immersion Lab North America 2008 The tour which started in Philadelphia May 12 went to New York Cleveland and Waterloo and immersed the participants in four North American cities that have made the broadband economy work for them The tour ended in Toronto yesterday with a presentation of the iWaterfront plans read full article Gangnam District in Seoul Named the Intelligent Community of the Year Wednesday May 21 2008 The Intelligent Community Forum ICF named Gangnam District Seoul South Korea as the Intelligent Community of the Year for 2008 In addition ICF announced the winners of the inaugural Founders Awards and honored the Intelligent Community Visionary of the Year 2008 Scot Rourke during the Intelligent Community Awards ceremony The goal of the awards is to increase awareness of the role that broadband communication and information technology play in economic and social development worldwide read full article Waterloo welcomes 2008 Intelligent Community of the Year Delegates Tuesday May 20 2008 When an international delegation visits Waterloo today representatives from the 2008 Intelligent Community of the Year Gangnam South Korea will be among them On May 16 2008 the Intelligent Community Forum ICF named Gangnam as the 2008 Intelligent Community of the Year On the heels of the ICF announcement a delegation of representatives from around the world will be visiting Waterloo on May 20 and 21 as part of the ICF s Immersion Learning Lab A total of 11 individuals from locations that include South Africa Gangnam South Korea Glasgow Scotland Portugal and Italy will be visiting organizations

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    in your community can participate more fully in democracy he said That is a rather profound vision for a community That has so many earmarks of social health embedded in it that it is very very interesting read full article Let s not be afraid to brag In our view Fredericton is world class in many ways Saturday April 19 2008 When it comes to intelligent communities there can be no doubt that Fredericton has all the ingredients Not only does the city match up well when compared to other global locations we are leaders innovators and pacesetters The world is standing up and taking notice Earlier this year Fredericton was named one of the world s top seven smart communities placing it on the shortlist for the 2008 Intelligent Community of the Year Award read full article Fredericton might serve as a template for the world Friday April 18 2008 Lou Zacharilla wants to know what makes Fredericton tick The co founder of the Intelligent Community Forum is in the capital for the next three days to get a first hand look at why it s a world class city and how its example can shine for the world I just want to learn about Fredericton and get a sense of why it performs so well Zacharilla said Thursday shortly after arriving at the Fredericton International Airport Fredericton is one of seven cities in the running to be named the 2008 Intelligent Community of the Year by Zacharilla s New York based think tank He isn t here as a judge though I m not here to inspect I m here to learn he said The think tank wants to promote best practices to communities around the world He ll spend his time meeting with local firms in bourgeoning sectors and find out why they re committed to calling Fredericton home read full article Dundee is in the Running for Top International Award Monday April 14 2008 THIS WEEK Dundee will play host to a man who can help to further boost the city s growing world wide reputation as a smart switched on place to do business a man whose word can help to bring more jobs and greater prosperity to our corner of the globe That man John G Jung is chairman and co founder of the Intelligent Community Forum and he will be by the banks of the Tay for three days to assess Dundee s fitness to be named 2008 Intelligent Community of the Year Every day this week The Courier will focus on the many reasons the city is in the running for the top award to be announced in New York next month read full article Area Could Win Award Northeast Ohio may be named intelligent community of 2008 Wednesday March 26 2008 In less than two months the Northeast Ohio region could add another Advertisement moniker and claim to fame to its collection the intelligent community of 2008 The region including more

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    bright lights of the Big Apple In a fashion befitting their candidacy and their aspirations of being recognized one of the world s leading broadband communities most waited for the news in front of their computer screens back home as the event was webcast live from Korea during the 2008 e Government Gangnam Conference At approximately noon local time in Seoul I had the privilege of going to the podium and in a room that had become very still naming the Smart21 Intelligent Communities for 2009 A sigh of relief could be heard in communities as diverse as Gold Coast City Australia Riverside California Porto Allegre Brazil and Tallinn Estonia upon the announcement After all each of these communities had been working for years to transform their communities into ones which moved their citizens workforce local governments schools and cultural institutions into the 21st Century They had staked their future on the notion that in the 21st Century access and not geography would be the key economic driving force and that innovation and knowledge based skills rather than natural resources and legacies would define the successful community and its local government from the rest They also realized that collaboration rather than competition among the diverse stakeholders in a community were the key to building the community for the 21st Century Each were models of how a local government had worked with its private sector telecommunications real estate and IT services providers to ensure that affordable access especially access to broadband was available to those on both sides of the digital divide Whether the community was Edmonton Alberta Canada Trikala Greece or Dublin Ohio USA or whether it was an entire region such as Taoyuan County Taiwan each had forged partnerships which resulted in productive results including the path toward better jobs more robust educational networks and transparent government As one participant said What is at stake here can be put very simply we want to make sure we use the power of telecommunications so that we can keep our kids home and provide a future for them in this community We do not want to fade away At PTC 09 on January 20 and 21 attendees will have two chances to see intelligent communities and the global intelligent community movement in action On January 20 a panel session titled How Communities Develop Successful Private Public Partnerships Funding Models to Become Intelligent Communities Session T 3 will bring together community and telecom leaders from throughout the world to examine a key issue The panel will offer an insight into how communities collaborate and invest with regard to their broadband and access strategies PTC attendees will learn how an intelligent community is formed The following day at the closing Awards Luncheon the Intelligent Community Forum will name its Top Seven Intelligent Communities for 2009 These seven which are selected by an independent team of academic researchers based on six indicators become the finalists for the Intelligent Community of the Year honor The

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    The Voice of Europe The last 18 months have produced much publicity about the struggles of communities to create networks From cancelled network projects in US cities such as San Francisco to public private conflicts in Prague and Paris there have been many examples of how not to develop a community network Since 1999 the Intelligent Community Forum has presented awards honoring communities for using broadband and information technology to develop their economies We have learned a great deal about how communities succeed in developing networks The most important factors are not technological but social political and operational It is not enough to have a network or sophisticated information technology It requires citizens and businesses trained to use this asset It requires a culture of innovation and a commitment to digital inclusion It also requires a great deal of hard headed common sense We offer these recommendations for municipal leaders on the most important things not to do in a community network project 1 Do not do it because it feels good Many things in life should be done just because they feel good Developing a community network is not one of them Let s say you have been having discussions about making your historic town centre into a free wireless zone Why do you want to do it Because it will make your community cool It will impress tourists or visiting business people or regional politicians Because then all your low income citizens who don t own laptops will somehow miraculously be able to get online These feel good reasons are all about the municipal ego not about solving real world problems Networks built on these shifting sands have a poor track record for sustainability Networks require capital to invest in infrastructure and a predictable means to meet their

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    Partners Support Support the Forum ICF Supporters Subscribe Contacts Home Login Email Print Current Press Coverage 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 and Earlier Press Coverage 2008 Responding to the Exaflood Published Tuesday June 10 2008 by Lawrence Kingsley Broadband Properties June 2008 There is little disagreement that Internet traffic is approaching what Brett Swanson and George Gilder have called an Exaflood of data According to Deloitte Telecommunications Predictions Internet traffic doubles every 12 to 15 months The Associated Press reports that YouTube users download more than 100 million videos a day Professor Andrew Odlyzko of the University of Minnesota calculates that if YouTube traffic were converted to HDTV format the downloads would equal all other traffic traveling on the Internet in 2007 Current Netflix traffic Odlyzko says would amount to 5 6 exabytes per year if Netflix videos were delivered online in high definition Bluray format about 10 percent of current IP traffic in the US The San Francisco Chronicle calculates that by 2010 only 20 typical homes will generate as much network traffic as the entire Internet produced in 1995 Said Intelligent Community Forum co founder Robert Bell last month Issues of the

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    Helps Partners Support Support the Forum ICF Supporters Subscribe Contacts Home Login Email Print Current Press Coverage 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 and Earlier Press Coverage 2008 Building Your Own Intelligent Community A Tale of Two Cities Municipal World June 2008 Published Sunday June 1 2008 by Louis Zacharilla When the mayor of Waterloo Ontario Barbara Halloran traveled to Japan and met Mitaka Japan s Mayor Keiko Kiyohara last year they embraced greeted each other warmly and began a long discussion that started with a mutual congratulations Madame Mayor This was not simply a meeting of two small city mayors looking to find areas of mutual interest or establish sister city relations Her Worship Halloran and Madame Mayor Kiyohara were the leaders of communities that had each been named the world s most Intelligent Community of the year Theirs are two remarkable stories written on the same page of a book or blog that is quickly becoming one of the most studied and considered areas of community economic and social development the use of broadband to establish what is called an intelligent community This refers to the use of technology broadband being the primary

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