2014 BMTA Visualization / Mass Transit Data

Derivative data sets can be produced today using statistical models and Machine Learning to produce more accurate predictions of bus arrival times, along with improved capacity planning and deeper visualization. The edge use cases of citizen evacuation, for example may be due to natural and man-made causes. Today drive a need to review historical data.

The DSC (NIST GCTC subgroup) recommends communities establish long-term storage procedures for mass transit data. Typical real-time data from mass transit systems such as Clever Devices can be collected via JSON requests and credentials. Public Safety and critical infrastructure maintenance and plans are enabled by deep data dives and new machine learning algorithms.


Visualizing MBTA Data

Boston’s Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) operates the 4th busiest subway system in the U.S. after New York, Washington, and Chicago. If you live in or around the city you have probably ridden on it. The MBTA recently began publishing substantial amount of subway data through its public APIs.


Smart City Grid Conference 2021

2021 International Conference on Smart Cities and Smart Grid (CSCSG 2021) will be held in Hangzhou, China on November 19-21, 2021.


Muhammad Ali Imran, University of Glasgow,  UK

Qammer H. Abbasi, University of Glasgow, UK

CSCSG 2021-2021 International Conference on Smart Cities and Smart Grid

Welcome to the 2021 International Conference on Smart Cities and Smart Grid (CSCSG 2021). The 2021 International Conference on Smart Cities and Smart Grid (CSCSG 2021) will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, leading companies and delegates from across the globe to present the most forward-thinking innovations that are transforming the way we live.

Innovation Challenges

Innovation challenges to Cities Regions and Community provide a  structured approach to building and sharing solutions generally in an agile way

One way to start, is to encourage your local businesses and enterprises to use inside entreprenuerial challenges.

Qmarkets Idea Management & Innovation Management Software

Struggling to decide which idea management solution will best support innovation at your company? Check out this comparative analysis of the vendor landscape and find the right partner for your initiative.


SBIR / STTR Funding / Conference

SBIR/STTR Innovation Conference & Expo, Oct. 18-20, 2021 | Washington, DC

SBIR/STTR SPRING INNOVATION CONFERENCE Connect with program managers representing America’s Seed Fund of over $3.5 billion annually. Learn how to compete for funding, and create successful commercialization strategies and partnerships. Network with global industry scouts, early-stage investors, and key federal agency buyers and funders.


Rural Development Grants

Innovation Matters: Funding Opportunities, Publications, Events and Learning

The National Museum of African American History and Culture Digital Resource Guide Explore, learn and engage with the National Museum of African American History and Culture through numerous resources including online exhibitions, video archives and digital publications. Small Community Air Service Development Program U.S.


Podcast Recording Guide

General Guide to building a great podcast

  1. Selecting interview and panel candidates
  2. Research and background info on topic and participants
  3. Questions and News to discuss with Guests
  4. Blog/hosting setup
  5. Promotion pre and post
  6. Followup and statistics
  7. Tagging and finding Podcast content via text on Podcast Page, and Search engines

Tools –

  1. Zencaster – studio quality, outside the studio
  2. Zoom – rapidly evolving conference and meeting platform
  3. Descript
  4. Skype
  5. Clubhouse

Post Podcast production tools:


Otter Voice Meeting Notes

Otter is a smart note-taking app that empowers you to remember, search, and share your voice conversations. Otter creates smart voice notes that combine audio, transcription, speaker identification, inline photos, and key phrases. It helps business people, journalists, and students to be more focused, collaborative, and efficient in meetings, interviews, lectures, and wherever important conversations happen.


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Video Conferencing, Web Conferencing, Webinars, Screen Sharing

Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and room systems. Zoom Rooms is the original software-based conference room solution used around the world in board, conference, huddle, and training rooms, as well as executive offices and classrooms. Founded in 2011, Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done.


Descript | Create podcasts, videos, and transcripts

Make it good first. With Descript. Makes me *want* to edit, can’t believe I worked without Descript, far and away the best/coolest software I’ve ever used, I love you so much, can’t imagine trying to edit any other way, would not be capable of making my podcast without Descript, impossibly futuristic, best productization of machine learning I’ve ever seen, one of the most earth-shatteringly spectacular pieces of software I’ve downloaded in years, far superior to any DAW, makes me feel like I’m living in the future, black magic, mindbending…

USDA loans and grants – Rural

Eligible Service Area

To be eligible to receive ReConnect Program funds, the proposed service area must meet the following criteria: Lack Sufficient Access to Broadband: At least 90% of households in the proposed funded service area (PFSA) must lack access to fixed, terrestrial broadband service of at least 10 megabits per second (Mbps) downstream and 1 Mbps upstream.