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Programmable City workshop: “Creating Smart Cities”

the programmable cityThe Programmable City project is investigating the relationship between networked digital technologies and infrastructures and urban management and governance and city life. Continue reading…

Video – The Cities of Tomorrow

cot-videoThe Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) and Boston University held a panel discussion on the future of federal policies for smart cities, their opportunities and challenges, and the cutting-edge research and innovation that makes these advances possible.

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Video: Nat Geo Channel’s Worlds Smart Cities featuring San Diego

San Diego smart city  National Geographic documentaryNational Geographic Channel featured San Diego as the only U.S. city in its acclaimed documentary series “World’s Smart Cities”. San Diego was chosen for its strong technology sector, local innovators, green practices, smart public planning and an unparalleled quality of life. Continue reading…

Video: The digital canvas presented by smart cities

Carlo RattiThe Internet of Things has the potential to revolutionize urban infrastructure, making cities less congested, less polluted and more energy-efficient, says Carlo Ratti, head of MIT’s Senseable City Lab and an expert on the impact of technology on urban environments. Continue reading…

Video: Libellium on the Evolution of Smart Cities

what_a_mayor_is_afraid_ofLibellium CEO Alicia Asin Perez highlights the dynamic changes occurring resulting from connected infrastructure, the resilience of new sensors, and the new trend in smart cities. From a practical, hardware-based point of view, she shares how far her copmany have come in cities from Hoboken to Gerona, from Malaga to Melbourne, from Salamanca to Sydney, and particularly in Europe. Continue reading…

Big data and the future of cities

Urban Center for Computation and DataGrid computing pioneer and big data visionary Charlie Catlett recently delivered a presentation on “Big Data and the Future of Cities” as part of the Argonne OutLoud series, hosted by Argonne National Laboratory. Catlett explores how emerging technologies in high-performance computing, embedded systems and data analytics can help mitigate some of the challenges associated with increased urbanization. Continue reading…

Video: The Social Impact of Open Data

logoThe Center for Data Innovation and the Sunlight Foundation organized a panel discussion highlighting the impact of open data across education, health care, international development, and other fields. Continue reading…

Video: Beyond the Smart City – Towards a New Paradigm

Beyond the Smart City_ Towards a New ParadigmMathieu Lefevre, Executive Director of the New Cities Foundation, moderated a panel discussion on New Cities Summit 2014, about whether we need a new paradigm to describe the inevitable and growing relationship between technology and our cities, other than “Smart City”. Continue reading…

Video: Smart People, Dumb Objects, Networked Environments

video-smart-people-dumb-objects-networked-environmentsUsman Haque, founding partner of Umbrellium, founder of Haque Design + Research and founder of Pachube, a real-time data infrastructure and community for the Internet of Things, talked about how, in an age of extreme connectivity, what becomes important is what we are connected to. Continue reading…

Video: Learning from New York City’s open-data effort

Learning_from_New_York_CityOpening government data demands much more than technology, says Mike Flowers, the former chief analytics officer of New York City. In this interview with McKinsey Global Institute partner Michael Chui, Flowers details the bridges that needed to be built, internally and externally, to make New York’s open-data effort succeed. An edited transcript of Flowers’ remarks follows. Continue reading…