New Lands Of Opportunity
- Why pagers still matter. Bischoff, Glenn // Urgent Communications;Jan2012, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p54
The article explores why pagers still matter. The paging infrastructure is said to deliver messages simultaneously, while cellular networks deliver messages sequentially. Cellular networks also tend to be very unreliable during wide-scale emergencies. In addition, most cellular carriers limit...
- PROBLEMS OF THE TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE IN KRASNOYARSK AND THE MAIN WAYS OF THEIR SOLUTIONS. Aleksandrovich, Khegay Yury // Theory & Practice of Social Development;2013, Issue 11, p1
This paper is devoted to the problems of the public transportation in Krasnoyarsk and the reasons the passengers prefer personal transport over the public one. The author studies the conditions of the city transportation system supporting the optimum transport infrastructure, which would...
- Infrastructure Analysis -- A New Culture of Analytics. // Information-management.com;12/30/2014, p1
Companies must question business data quality, probing all the way to the network level.
- $900M set aside for infrastructure. // Northern Ontario Business;Sep2004, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p29
Reports on the benefits of the joint Ontario-Canada program that will see an investment in the renewal of public infrastructure for Northern Ontario.
- planet of slums? // Chain Reaction;Winter2006, Issue 96, p39
Reveals that the prevalence of slums is the chief theme of the report "The Challenge of the Slums," published in 2003 by the United Nations' Human Settlements Programme. Number of cities in the world with a population of over one million in 1950; Estimated number of slum-dwellers in 2001;...
- What drives infrastructure spending in cities of developing countries? Arimah, Ben // Urban Studies (Routledge);Jul2005, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p1345
There exists a dearth of empirical studies on what determines infrastructure spending in cities of developing countries. This in part can be attributed to the absence of quality data and the tendency for researchers to gloss over variations in infrastructure expenditure in or across developing...
- In Praise of Slums. KENNY, CHARLES // Foreign Policy;Sep/Oct2012, Issue 195, p29
In this article the author argues that urban poor who reside in slums are better off in regards to their well-being than those who live in rural areas of developing countries. The author describes differences that exist between urban and rural poverty and comments that governments should better...
- CAUSES FOR THE ORIGIN SLUMS. Badiger, Prakash M. // Golden Research Thoughts;Dec2013, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p1
A slum is a heavily populated urban informal settlement characterized by substandard housing and squalor. While slums differ in size and other characteristics from country to country, most lack reliable sanitation services, supply of clean water, reliable electricity, timely law enforcement and...
- San Juan de Lurigancho, the MegaSlum of Lima, Peru: A Photo Essay. Camacho, Orfa // Social Policy;Summer2010, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p32
A photo essay which shows the conditions of the large slum area of San Juan de Lurigancho outside the city of Lima, Peru is presented.