Scientists at NASA are proving the intellect of teens isn’t limited to just science fairs or small-scale lab experiments with the advance CitySmart, a smart city platform designed to help mayors and city staff manage resources.
We are living exciting times. Our civilization is evolving quickly as new technologies emerge at a giant’s pace, and there is an unprecedented opportunity for cities to leverage these new technologies to become smarter, more creative and innovative. In this article, we will go through the journey of a smart city and we will present […]
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Organized efficiently, cities can be engines of economic growth. But poorly planned urbanization can have serious long-term consequences — leading to water shortages, skyrocketing rates of air pollution, gridlocked traffic and outbreaks of disease.
Becoming ‘smart’ is on every city’s agenda these days. But what projects should be extended beyond a pilot phase and how cities should fund the initiatives remain unclear.
Technology has always been a critical force deeply intertwined with the evolution of cities. From the first human settlements millennia ago to the industrial revolution to today, technological breakthroughs have impacted the buildings we use, the way we get around and how we live, work and play in the urban space.