Smart Cities Embrace Sustainable Transportation

Smart Cities Embrace Sustainable Transportation

Local governments have started to take advantage of data, connected devices and tools afforded to us by modern technology to make their cities smarter. One of the crucial elements of a city, one that really helps it run, is its transportation.

Planners of smart cities have begun to embrace sustainable transportation as another way to make their cities more efficient, better places to live and, in the process, more environmentally friendly.

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For Smart Cities, to Collaborate is the Smartest Thing To Do

For Smart Cities, to Collaborate is the Smartest Thing To Do

According to a United Nations report, 70% of the world’s population is expected to be living in cities by 2050. This is why, overcoming many of today’s humankind challenges in areas such energy, water, food, climate change, health, etc.  will depend mainly on the success of the so called Smart Cities strategies. But as urgent we consider the implementation of smarter cities, making it really happen still remains a challenge several years after the concept was first coined.

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Is The City A Platform Worth Billions?

Is The City A Platform Worth Billions?

Platforms, in terms of economics and technology, are powerful and disruptive when they work. EBay is a platform that changed how everything from collectibles to big-ticket electronics are bought and sold. Amazon began as a book retailer, but became a platform where vendors and buyers conduct millions of transactions in countless categories. Microsoft and Intel […]

The Future of Smart Cars is Now

The Future of Smart Cars is Now

The land yachts of the ‘50s and ‘60s have evolved into something much more high-tech in today’s models, and the rate of advancement in terms of smart car technology and artificial intelligence has reached a tipping point and is quickly accelerating. Today’s automobile is more computer software than it is grease and oil, and in […]