San Francisco Citizens Initiative for Technology and Innovation (sf.citi.), a nonprofit organization created by a consortium of SF technology leaders to “leverage the power of the technology community around civic action in San Francisco”, published an all-star video promoting the initiative.
Warren Karlenzig, President of Common Current, a company which is working on urban sustainability master planning and similar issues, spoke at TEDx Mission on how cities are using collective intelligence approaches to address climate change and climate change adaptation.
Jung-Hoon Lee discussed Amsterdam, San Francisco, and Seoul Smart City Projects at the “Innovations for Smart Green Cities: What’s Working, What’s Not, What’s Next” conference.
Cliff Thomas, the managing director of smart & connected communities at Cisco Systems, discussed urbanization and global technology trends at the “Innovations for Smart Green Cities: What’s Working, What’s Not, What’s Next” conference.
Ko-Yang Wang, chief technology officer of the Institute for Information Industry, discussed “smart services” and global trends in the development of smart cities. He spoke at the “Innovations for Smart Green Cities: What’s Working, What’s Not, What’s Next” conference on on June 26-27, 2012.
The so-called “smart city” of the very near future can have centralized controls to send power where it’s needed, adjust street light timing for optimal traffic flow, and provide city operators with all the information they’ll need to keep the city moving along smoothly and safely. This might happen in an ideal world.