In a latest post in Mashable by Lauren Drell a comprehensive list of 25 technologies that every smart city should have is presented with examples of applications of these in different cities.
Archive for 2012
Boyd Cohen published a ranging the top 10 cities in North America in Fast Company’s Co.Exist website. The list includes cities which push the envelope of technology, sustainability, and better living conditions.
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.
“We see this digital space of empowering our citizens as the next generation of city government,” Jay Nath, Chief Innovation Officer San Francisco in the“Connected Empowerment” video, published by Qualcomm Spark.
CEOs for Cities published an updated version of the City Vitals research, which looks at a broad range of metrics in the 51 largest metro regions of the United States to equip them with the means to become more competitive and vibrant—using measurements from the solid, such as college attainment, to the less easily defined weirdness index or Internet search variety.
Lee Fisher – President and CEO of CEOs for Cities held a talk with a focus on the City 2.0. He explains why cities are the primary drivers of growth, and how change rests at the intersection of great people and great ideas.