With people around the world moving into cities and living increasingly connected lives, cities themselves will quickly need to get smart. But how, exactly, does one go about making a city smart?
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It’s called blockchain. Some say it will have a bigger impact than the internet.
Smart cities will capture massive amounts of data about the population and its patterns, such as water use and traffic flows.
Smart cities— where different utilities and services are interconnected via the Internet of Things(IoT) — may be especially beneficial during times of emergency.
Global analyst firm Gartner has predicted that by 2020 there will be more than 20 billion “things” connected to the Internet, sending data all over the world. These Internet of Things (IoT) devices could be anything from fish tanks and fidget spinners, to sunglasses, fridges and other home appliances. All these devices have the ability to send and receive data between one another, creating a network that can share valuable information.