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.
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The latest issue of the The Urbanist magazine is devoted to smart cities. There are four articles under the title “Is information making our cities smarter?”: (1) A Policy Agenda for the Sharing Economy, (2) Smart Cities, Limited Resources, (3) Why Does Civic Data Matter? and (4) Urban Field Notes: Patched.
This paper sketches the rudiments of what constitutes a smart city, which is defined as a city in which ICT is merged with traditional infrastructures, coordinated and integrated using new digital technologies. These technologies
Contiki is an open source operating system for the Internet of Things. Contiki is used in a wide variety of systems such as city sound monitoring, street lights, networked electrical power meters, industrial monitoring, radiation monitoring, construction site monitoring,
Chicago’s new Open311 brings unprecedented new levels of openness, innovation and accountability to the delivery of City services. The city is trying to reinvent and reinvigorate City service delivery with the latest in digital technologies.
Cumulative investment in smart government technology between 2011 and 2017 will be almost $4.8 billion, the report finds. Annual investment in smart government technologies in North America alone will surpass