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London one of worst capitals in Europe for clean, safe transport, study shows | UK news | The Guardian
UK capital has the most expensive public transport, second-worst air quality and is one of most dangerous to walk and cycle, study of 13 EU cities reveals
ranking  cities  Europe  London  Copenhagen  Amsterdam  Oslo  Zurich  Vienna  Madrid  Paris  Brussels  Budapest  Berlin  Moscow  Rome  pollution  publictransport  safety  mobility  review  WuppertalInstitute  Greenpeace  Guardian  2018 
may 2018 by inspiral
Tracking the explosive growth of open-source software | TechCrunch
That’s why we decided to create a new, detailed index to track popular open-source software projects, and gain some insights into the new companies powered by these technologies. It is the Battery Open-Source Software Index (BOSS Index), which we’ve spent months putting together with publicly available information and are introducing here. We hope to update it quarterly — and the index should gain more relevance as more open-source companies using some of these projects grow and go public.

The index contains 40 open-source projects, gleaned from an initial scouring of projects listed on the GitHub source-code repository site, as well as Datamation, an enterprise-IT publication that also tracks open-source projects. The top 25 are listed below, and the full list can be found on our website.
opensource  software  index  ranking  Linux  Git  MySQL  Node.js  Docker  Hadoop  Elasticsearch  Spark  MongoDB  Selenium  Techcrunch  2017 
april 2017 by inspiral
Detroit is kicking Silicon Valley’s ass in the race to build self-driving cars - The Verge
Earlier today, Recode and several other outlets reported that Tesla is now worth more than Ford after delivering a record number of cars for the quarter. This news will no doubt lead to some celebration in Silicon Valley, which has sought to portray itself as the logical successor to Detroit as the capital of American innovation. But new research released today shows that the upstarts on the sunny West Coast — Uber, Google, and Tesla — still have a lot of catching up to do when it comes to outpacing their rivals in chilly Michigan.

That’s the assessment of Navigant Research, which scored 18 companies working on self-driving technology on 10 different criteria related to strategy, manufacturing, and execution. The report then combined all that into an overall score to get a sense of who’s ahead and who’s not. General Motors and Ford are currently leading the pack, with Daimler and Renault-Nissan close behind. Those four companies make up Navigant’s “leader” category. In other words, when you climb into your first self-driving car in 2021, it will almost certainly be built by one of those four companies.
selfdrivingvehicles  automotive  forecast  leaguetable  ranking  GM  Ford  Mercedes  Renault-Nissan  Uber  Volvo  Toyota  Volkswagen  Tesla  NavigantResearch  TheVerge  2017 
april 2017 by inspiral
Pakistan's Economy Is a Pleasant Surprise - Bloomberg View
Each year I perform the exercise of picking what I think is the most underrated (and overrated) economy in the world. Past winners have included Germany, Mexico and, more recently, the Philippines. The designation is tricky, because it can go to an ailing country with an excessively bad reputation or maybe to a known star with virtues beyond what people understand. This year I see a clear winner: Pakistan.
Pakistan  economy  advocacy  ranking  author:TylerCowen  Bloomberg  2017 
february 2017 by inspiral
100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time | Rolling Stone
From time-capsule sitcoms to cutting-edge Peak-TV dramas — the definitive ranking of the game-changing small-screen classics
television  ranking  RollingStone  2016 
september 2016 by inspiral
Daily chart: Measuring a progressive society | The Economist
IT HAS long been said that economic output is too narrow a gauge by which to measure the progress of nations. One of the earliest alternative indicators of progress, the UN’s Human Development Index, was first compiled in 1990 and combines wealth, education and life expectancy to give a broader comparison of living conditions in one country relative to another. But in recent years a plethora of new indices that go “beyond GDP” have emerged. One is the Social Progress Index (SPI), by the Social Progress Imperative, an American think-tank (whose advisory board includes Matthew Bishop, an Economist Group employee), which eschews GDP entirely and focuses on 53 social and environmental output indicators under three headings: basic needs, the foundations of well-being and opportunity.
socialprogress  development  economy  comparison  country  ranking  SocialProgressIndex  SocialProgressImperative  qualityoflife  global  Economist  2016 
june 2016 by inspiral
The Top 25 Brands Doing Great Content Marketing - Datify
So here we go, here’s our list of the top 25 brands doing great content marketing in reverse order!
contentmarketing  ranking  leaguetable  Datify  2016 
june 2016 by inspiral
The Cruel Information Economy: The U.S. Cities Winning In This Critical Sector | Newgeography.com
Our rankings are based on employment growth in the sector over the short-, medium- and long-term, going back to 2005, and factor in momentum — whether growth is slowing or accelerating. (For a detailed description of our methodology, click here.)
tech  startup  employment  ranking  USA  SanFrancisco  SiliconValley  LosAngeles  NewYork  Boston  Seattle  Raleigh  Austin  NewGeography  2016 
june 2016 by inspiral
Best World Cities for Traffic: Dallas-Fort Worth, Kansas City, Indianapolis and Richmond | Newgeography.com
The 2015 Tom Tom Traffic Index shows that Dallas-Fort Worth has the least overall congestion among world (urban areas) with more than 5,000,000 population. The Tom Tom Traffic Index for Dallas-Fort Worth is 17, which means that, on average, it takes 17 percent longer to travel in the urban area because of traffic congestion.

The Tom Tom Traffic Index rates traffic congestion in nearly 300 world cities. This article examines overall traffic congestion levels in two categories of cities, those with more than 5,000,000 population and those with between 1,000,000 and 5,000,000 population.
traffic  transport  cities  ranking  congestion  global  TomTom  NewGeography  2016 
june 2016 by inspiral
| Freedom House
The democracy scores and regime ratings are based on a scale of 1 to 7, with 1 representing the highest level of democratic progress and 7 the lowest. The 2016 ratings reflect the period January 1 through December 31, 2015.
freedom  democracy  ranking  Russia  Kazakhstan  Kyrgyzstan  Uzbekistan  Tajikistan  Turkmenistan  Azerbaijan  Armenia  Georgia  Ukraine  Moldova  Romania  Serbia  Albania  Macedonia  Montenegro  Slovenia  Croatia  Hungary  Slovakia  Poland  Belarus  Lithuania  Latvia  Estonia  FreedomHouse  2016  totalitarianism 
april 2016 by inspiral
Financial Secrecy Index
The Financial Secrecy Index ranks jurisdictions according to their secrecy and the scale of their offshore financial activities. A politically neutral ranking, it is a tool for understanding global financial secrecy, tax havens or secrecy jurisdictions, and illicit financial flows or capital flight.
finance  offshore  taxation  secrecy  ranking  banking  Switzerland  HongKong  USA  Singapore  CaymanIslands  Luxembourg  Lebanon  Germany  Bahrain  UAE  Macao  Japan  Panama  MarshallIslands  UK  TaxJusticeNetwork 
april 2016 by inspiral
The World's 'Most Liveable City' Rankings Analayzed | Highsnobiety
Evidently, you can’t rank something as subjective as liveability without rubbing a lot of people the wrong way. Mercer’s list is clearly an imperfect yardstick (as is Monocle’s), but it does serve a unique purpose: the skylines of global metropolises like New York, London, Paris, and the like, loom large in our collective consciousness. Through popular culture, these are cities that are often held up as measures of ‘greatness,’ reputations that its residents are often so keen to propagate. Again, greatness is subjective, but a system as unsentimental and calculated as Mercer’s makes you wonder how much of this is just pop cultural mythology.
cities  ranking  qualityoflife  Mercer  Economist  Monocole  critique  HighSnobSociety  2016 
february 2016 by inspiral
The 100 Best Infographics [Interactive] - 2016 Edition
That’s when we realized we needed to take it to another level, to really curate the best of the best, not just to help others, but to help ourselves. So we sought out to curate a list of 100 diversified, amazing infographics.
Infographic  datavisualisation  creativeshowcase  ranking  SiegeMedia  2016 
january 2016 by inspiral
Who Are the Year's Best-Loved Brands? Hint: Half Are Probably Younger Than You | Adweek
Conventional wisdom holds that it takes decades of hard work for a company to become the most respected in its field. Maybe that’s still true, but consider this: half of the most respected brands in existence have been around fewer than 20 years.

That’s just one of the findings of the YouGov BrandIndex’s best-perceived brands of the year, released today. (You can find profiles of the Top 10 brands and charts of their brand growth in recent years below.)

Not only are the top placers surprisingly youthful companies, but they are—not coincidentally—also media and technology heavies. “New media and technology are dominating the list,” said BrandIndex CEO Ted Marzilli. “Seven out of 10 of these brands are these new media brands and many of them didn’t exist 10 years ago.”
brands  ranking  leaguetable  Walgreens  Lowes  iPhone  Samsung  Apple  CancerTreatmentCentersofAmerica  Google  Youtube  Netflix  Amazon  Yougov  USA  Adweek 
january 2016 by inspiral
The 2015 Forbes Hottest 50 Startups List - With Mattermark Data
In this spreadsheet you will see the following data:

Growth & Mindshare Scores
Employee Counts & Employee Month Over Month Growth
Funding Stages, Total Funding & Last Funding Date
URLs, Location, All Investors & Website Uniques
startup  ranking  growth  USA  Mattermark  Forbes  2015 
december 2015 by inspiral
Fintech 100
The financial services industry is facing a wave of digital disruption that is starting to reshape the sector. The Fintech 100 celebrates the top companies this bold new space: the 50 leading established players creating change within financial services, and 50 of the emerging fintech stars of tomorrow.

The Fintech 100 offers an in-depth view of the most exciting startups and organisations taking advantage of technology to revolutionise the industry. The report is a collaborative effort between H2 Ventures and KPMG.
fintech  global  ranking  KPMG  H2Ventures  2015 
december 2015 by inspiral
EY’s attractiveness survey: Europe 2015 Comeback time
FDI inflows into Europe rose by 36% in 2014, the biggest increase among major regions. This year, investors have ranked Western Europe (50%) as the world’s most attractive FDI destination for the second year running.

The global uptick in M&A was mirrored in Europe, where companies began a wave of consolidation in financial services, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and communications. The weakening of the euro, which has accelerated since year-end, has made many Continental European assets or investment projects more affordable, especially for those paying in dollars, pounds or Swiss francs.

But investors may also have reacted to the first signs of a long-overdue and multispeed European economic recovery that has since been confirmed, which is encouraging a rising wave of business investment across the region. In the final quarter of 2014, a sharp fall in energy prices also bolstered Europe’s attractiveness and stimulated its nascent economic recovery.
Europe  attractiveness  investment  foreigndirectinvestment  ranking  country  cities  UK  Germany  France  Spain  Belgium  Netherlands  Poland  Russia  Turkey  Ireland  London  Paris  Berlin  Frankfurt  Amsterdam  Brussels  Munich  Barcelona  Prague  Madrid  review  comparison  EY  2015 
december 2015 by inspiral
Where is the world's most polluted city? | Cities | The Guardian
UN organisation cannot compare or rank cities because many do not have the resources or political will to set up a monitoring system. Gary Fuller, an air pollution expert at Kings College, said continent-sized blank spots made it impossible to know where people were suffering the most.

“When we compare air pollution in cities, we only look at those with measurements,” he said. “This focuses our attention on big cities and the developed world. Initial attempts to measure air pollution from satellites have revealed more areas of the world with dense populations and high air pollution.”

Of the 1,622 cities covered in the WHO data, 510 are in two countries – the US and Canada. Just 16 are in Africa (half of these in relatively wealthy South Africa and Egypt). That’s 0.75% of the monitoring for 15% of the world’s population, an increasing number of whom live in high-risk cities. Latin America’s 604 million people are among the most heavily urbanised on earth. Their air is monitored in 109 cities. Across the Middle East, data is collected in just 24 cities.
pollution  cities  ranking  Delhi  Karachi  Peshwar  Beijing  Moscow  LosAngeles  Amsterdam  Paris  London  NewYork  Melbourne  comparison  RockefellerFoundation  2015 
december 2015 by inspiral
The best UK record shops – chosen by experts | Travel | The Guardian
As the vinyl revival continues apace, we asked music lovers and experts to nominate their favourite record shops across the country
music  retail  ranking  vinyl  UK  Guardian  2015 
october 2015 by inspiral
Where is the world's windiest city? Spoiler alert: it's not Chicago | Cities | The Guardian
The wind speed in this breeziest of cities once hit 154mph just a few miles from the centre, but it’s not as bad as it sounds – 62 turbines generate the city’s electricity, while air pollution is non-existent as any fumes are whipped away
wind  weather  cities  ranking  Wellington  NewZealand  Guardian  2015 
october 2015 by inspiral
Seed-DB
A database of seed accelerators and their companies.
accelerator  startup  leaguetable  ranking  Europe  USA  Seed-DB  utility 
august 2015 by inspiral
How People You’ve Never Heard of Got To Be the Most Powerful Users on Pinterest — Backchannel — Medium
The most popular people on Pinterest aren’t famous celebrities or pop-culture icons. In fact, they don’t even want you to know them.
Pinterest  socialmedia  ranking  Backchannel  Medium  2014 
december 2014 by inspiral
China Has Overtaken the U.S. as the World’s Largest Economy | Vanity Fair
Without fanfare—indeed, with some misgivings about its new status—China has just overtaken the United States as the world’s largest economy. This is, and should be, a wake-up call—but not the kind most Americans might imagine.
China  economy  ranking  InternationalRelations  USA  collaboration  author:JosephEStiglitz  VanityFair  2014 
december 2014 by inspiral
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