Creative Commons Korea released an ebook detailing many of the Sharing City, Seoul projects, at both the community- and municipal-level, that form this new sharing mega-city. With its official, city-wide commitment to the sharing economy, Seoul’s metropolitan government has emerged as a leader in the global sharing movement.
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The Global Open Data Index, published by the Open Knowledge Foundation, ranks countries based on the availability and accessibility of information in ten key areas, including government spending, election results, transport timetables, and pollution levels.
URENIO Research organised a seminar for the academic community on Smart Specialisation. Research and Innovation Strategies of Smart Specialisation (RIS3) are integrated, regional focused agendas for economic development that aim
Grid 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.
The 8th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development will be held between 18th –and 19th of June 2015 in Sheffield U.K. ICEIRD 2015 brings together academics and practitioners to share knowledge and insight based on the latest research on entrepreneurship, economic resilience, smart growth and competitiveness.
IEEE has created the Smart City Challenge, a game that encourages people to share their vision for a better world, city by city. The IEEE wants suggestions for how to design smart cities of the future. Suggestions can include ideas for communication, energy, infrastructure, and transportation.