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From governments modernizing their use of technology to creating innovative policies to manage our lives—this page covers the trends and news that will influence the future of governance.

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https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/01/30/doomsday-prep-for-the-super-rich
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The New Yorker
Some of the wealthiest people in America—in Silicon Valley, New York, and beyond—are getting ready for the crackup of civilization.
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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-11/tesla-ev-network-shows-a-2-7-trillion-gap-morgan-stanley-says
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Bloomberg
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIeWE7c0uZc&feature=youtu.be
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Siemens
Learn how Givaudan and Strauss have built digital twins of their supply chain with MindSphere. Industry experts from Givaudan and Siemens explain how Indust...
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https://www.nanowerk.com/nanotechnology-news/newsid=38250.php
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Nanowerk
A new ultrathin multilayered material can cool buildings without air conditioning by radiating warmth from inside the buildings into space while also reflecting sunlight to reduce incoming heat.
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https://www.gq.com/story/inside-welive
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GQ
WeWork is branching out into housing, but can it actually change the way we live?
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http://www.businessinsider.com.au/heres-what-your-kitchen-will-look-like-in-2025-2015-7#welcome-to-2025-this-is-what-your-kitchen-looks-like-1
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Business Insider
Refrigerators will be replaced by temperature controlled containers.
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https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/new-high-tech-toilets-not-require-hands-paper-article-1.1710437
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New York Daily News
A new generation of toilets may one day make toilet paper - and the need to put one’s hands anywhere near the unspeakable - seem like chamber pots and outhouses: outdated and somewhat messy throwbacks reserved for camping trips.
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https://climateatlas.ca/building-climate-resilient-city
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The Climate Atlas
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http://www.fao.org/docrep/003/x6998e/x6998e03.htm
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FAO
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3QOcR3_0cXM
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BigSpeak Speakers Bureau
https://www.bigspeak.com/speakers/parag-khanna/ Parag Khanna is a leading global strategist, world traveler, and best-selling author. He is a CNN Global Cont...
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http://qz.com/303624/maglev-elevators-are-coming-that-can-go-up-down-and-sideways/
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Quartz
Sideways elevators could enable some very weird buildings.
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http://www.fastcodesign.com/3046315/4-ways-elevators-will-get-totally-insane-in-2016
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Fastcompany
The company behind 1 WTC’s super-fast elevators tells us about the <em>Star Trek</em> elevators that will be coming as soon as next year.
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http://money.cnn.com/2016/05/03/technology/maglev-elevator-smart-city/index.html
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CNN
A new magnetic levitation elevator can go up and down, side to side, and right out the building to connect with the surrounding city.
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3167922/The-end-urban-sprawl-Ambitious-plan-fit-entire-CITY-inside-single-bee-hive-skyscraper-house-25-000.html
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Daily Mail
The 'Vertical City' project, overseen by Luca Curci, an architect based in Bari, Italy, features a slick-looking tower, which would be population-dense and able to hold 2,500 people at any time.
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http://www.factor-tech.com/future-cities/9013-edge-cities-highly-populated-cultural-wastelands-could-exist-by-2064/
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Factor
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http://www.engadget.com/2015/12/18/6-self-contained-skyscraper-super-cities/
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Engadget
By Cat DiStasioToday's architects are imagining the cities of the future as building styles fall in and out of fashion and construction materials evolve. As urban centers get more crowded and polluted, a number of forward-thinking designers are responding with concepts for self-contained super cities that reach up instead of out -- sometimes up to 2.5 miles high. The resulting designs incorporate
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qLsPHz_Hr8
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Real Engineering
Get your $50 discount for Video Blocks at: http://videoblocks.com/RealEngineering_1116This one took me a little while longer because of its length. Thanks fo...
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http://www.wired.co.uk/article/thyssenkrupp-multi-maglev-elevator
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Wired
ThyssenKrupp's Multi elevator that can travel horizontally, diagonally as well as vertically
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9mp-2w9aFU
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The B1M
There is a growing trend for "groundscrapers" - effectively the opposite of skyscrapers - being designed and built in cities. We find out more about these gr...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=md8fJEShpZM
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The B1M
A new generation of super slender towers are changing the face of New York's skyline. For more videos by The B1M subscribe now - http://ow.ly/GxW7y Read the ...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DPp2NcnTb0
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The Economist
Wooden skyscrapers are an ambitious and innovative solution to the problems posed by urbanisation. Not only are they faster to build, they have smaller carbo...