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“It is an overnight success 30 years in the making. As we see it, technology in government has reached an inflection point. With states and localities themselves spending nearly $100 billion annually on IT, the public sector has always been a massive consumer of technology and a major market for the companies serving them. But over the last several years there has been a fundamental shift in what was a surprisingly staid market.”
“Dallas, Texas, is getting a lot greener. The city is building a 10,000-acre nature district — nearly 12 times as large as Manhattan’s Central Park — along the Trinity River. Featuring plenty of walkways, sports fields, trees, and other flora, the site will become one of the largest urban parks in America.”
“If you got 13 percent back on your investments every year, you’d be pretty happy, right? Remember, the S&P 500, historically, has averaged about 7 percent when adjusted for inflation. What if the investment is in children, and the return on investment not only makes economic sense but results in richer, fuller, healthier lives for the entire family?”
In late 2016, our very own Pitichoke Chulapamornsri told TEDx Beacon Street the story of how the Golden Gate Bridge was built.
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