About inside Smart Cities

We’re interested in your news, best practices, and open source technologies that other cities can build on! Send story ideas and announcements to news@insidehpc.com.

Founded March 1, 2018, inside Smart Cities is a blog that distills news and events in the world of Smart Cities, autonomous vehicles, the Internet of Things, and other technology area that are reshaping urban areas around the globe.

If you would like to contact me with suggestions, comments, corrections, errors or new company announcements, please send me an email at rich@insidehpc.com. Or you can send me mail at:

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2825 NW Upshur
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Portland, OR 97239

Phone: (503) 877-5048

inside Smart Cities is written and edited by our own team of technology professionals with the help of readers and occasional contributors:

Rich Brueckner
President, insideHPC Media

Rich Brueckner

Rich Brueckner

Recently named as one of the Top 20 Big Data Influencers by Forbes Magazine, Rich Brueckner is an avid writer, publisher, and technology pundit focused on high performance computing. He acquired inside-HPC.com in 2010 and has since expanded his online publications to include inside-BigData and inside Smart Cities. With over 25 years of HPC experience at technology companies including Cray Research, SGI, and Sun Microsystems, Rich is known to many in the industry as “the guy in the Red Hat.”

Kevin Normandeau
Publisher, insideHPC Media

Kevin Normandeau, Publisher

Kevin Normandeau, Publisher

Kevin brings over 20 years of publishing experience and is responsible for the business operations of insideHPC and insideBIGDATA. Working with sponsors and media partners he integrates valuable programs and resources for these online communities.

Prior to insideHPC Media, Kevin managed many successful online brands including Data Center Knowledge, Network World, AOL Computing Channel and PC World. When he is not working on websites Kevin and his family enjoy skiing, golf and a variety of outdoor activities. Kevin also volunteers his time to bring the beautiful game of soccer to kids, adults and special needs children in his community.