Not so long ago “online” meant “sidelines” in higher education. Professionals in the field often were treated as second-string players on a college's administrative team. Things are changing. Online professionals in higher ed today increasingly say they have a seat at the table. They are equal partners in developing institutional strategy, and that new clout is giving them the freedom and the flexibility to experiment with new ideas.
Tech giant Nokia’s flagship offerings fall squarely in the smart city ecosystem. Ultra-broadband, digital health, IP interconnectivity and Internet of Things all have a place in the data-driven, tech-centric urban ethos. Now the company has written the book on smart cities. At 80-plus pages, Smart City Playbook offers a primer on virtually every aspect of urban modernization.
A former Pentagon official is hoping for new and diverse anti-drone developments at the Defense Department’s 2017 Black Dart counter-drone exercise, planned for May 7-19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Black Dart 2016, held last September at Eglin, featured the Joint Multi-Platform Advanced Combat.