On 15 January 2014 it was exactly 20 years ago that the Internet went public with the arrival of the ‘Digital City’ in Amsterdam (DDS). For the first time in history, it offered access to an open, social online environment in Amsterdam.
Symantech’s Executive Report on cyber security and resilience of smart cities explores the requirements and challenges of creating a secure, reliable and resilient smart city. The report stresses the vulnerability of ICT systems to cyber attacks
In 2011, Mayor Bloomberg introduced New York City’s first Digital Roadmap. Less than three years later, with 100% of objectives are complete, New York City’s Digital Leadership demonstrates the strides the City has made to date, driven by investments in infrastructure, education, open government, online engagement and technology sector support.
‘The Silent Intelligence’ published on September 20, 2013 is a book about the Internet of Things. The two authors, Daniel Kellmereit and Daniel Obodovski discuss about the history and trends of technology ecosystem and the future of connected cites, connected homes, connected health and connected cars. The aim of the book is to help executives, entrepreneurs, investors
The report, “Building a Digital City: The Growth and Impact of New York’s Tech / Information Sector”, features both an in-depth, quantitative analysis of New York’s technology sector and a qualitative study of the attributes that have enabled New York and San Francisco to become the nation’s two leading “digital cities”.
Tuomo Tuikka and Mari Ervasti published a foresight report on Crowd-based Services for Digital Cities. The report aims to identify trends, challenges, and recommendations in the field of Crowd-based Services for Digital Cities of the Future. This foresight will help expose future themes with high innovation
The eleventh Urban Age conference took place in central London on 6-7 December 2012. This year the conference focused on the ‘Electric City’ – a detailed investigation of how the combined forces of technological innovation and the global environmental crisis are affecting urban society.