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Welcome to — April 15, 2012

Welcome to! The New Wave of city-based IT measures continue to amaze — the topic of my column this week, based on the remarkable agglomeration put together in San Francisco. If there were ever an urban ‘age of the future,’ this must be it! Note also the mention of the Meeting of the Minds session or next October, in San Francisco next October, organized by my friend Gordon Feller, and focused on the same theme. … Meanwhile, some reflections on Detroit by my colleague Curt Johnson, who’s been keeping a sharp eye on its developments for our affiliated Citiscope service. … Plus, we’re pleased to announce that our longtime colleague Gene Deprez has become a member of our Citistates Group.