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Marc Van Steyvoort
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Marc Van Steyvoort
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Stuart Mendelsohn
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Stuart Mendelsohn
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Drones don't just fly, there are drones that float and dive, so they can monitor lakes and oceans as well as be used to rescue people from water.

Stuart Mendelsohn
5 days ago
Stuart Mendelsohn
Little Sister® - Standards Based, Secure Private Social Network for Machines and People!

Based on a UN Report published July 2018

" Many countries do not have the capacity to coordinate local monitoring when it comes to improving their cities"

"UNITED NATIONS - A global drive to make cities safer and more resilient to disasters is being hampered as many countries are unable to gather local data, monitor progress or even clearly define 'city' and 'urban,' a United Nations report said on Wednesday.

Designing and implementing consistent measurements is vital before urban woes such as growing slums and worsening air pollution can be tackled, according to the report by UN-Habitat, the U.N agency for urban development and human settlements."

See the full article on Place

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Ali Amin
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Ali Amin
Urban Designer and GIS lecturer

Is Smart City always works with city planners or can also be done by urban designers?

Marc Van Steyvoort
2 weeks ago
Marc Van Steyvoort
Co-Founder at LABCITIES

An increasing number of cars on the roads are connected to the internet and gathering data on their drivers, surroundings, traffic conditions, apps..., which offer owners, drivers and passengers enhanced comfort through the quality enhancement process possible from complex data analysis.

Some connected cars can collect up to 25 GB of data per hour

As this is your car, you have the right to know what data the car collects and who gets this data.

Where can i get access to this data?

Marc Van Steyvoort
2 weeks ago
Marc Van Steyvoort
Co-Founder at LABCITIES

The European Commission is committed to gather European citizens', stakeholders' and Member States' views on possible changes to the current summertime arrangements.

They have setup a dedicated survey on this topic and invite European Citizens to give their opinion : https://ec.europa.eu/info/consultations/2018-summertime-arrangements_en

Would you prefer to keep it as it is now with summertime and wintertime?
Or do you prefer to move all the time

Marc Van Steyvoort
2 weeks ago
Marc Van Steyvoort
Co-Founder at LABCITIES

Swiss voters rejected in 2016 a proposal to guarantee an income to Switzerland’s residents, whether or not they are employed, an idea that has also been raised in other countries amid an intensifying debate over wealth disparities and dwindling employment opportunities.

What are the advantages and risks of a guaranteed income for all?

Annonymous
2 weeks ago
Annonymous
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Marc Van Steyvoort
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Marc Van Steyvoort
Co-Founder at LABCITIES
Marc Van Steyvoort
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Marc Van Steyvoort
Co-Founder at LABCITIES
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