Cisco’s chief globalization officer says that we will need to build 200 cities in the next 50 years to support the urbanization of our world, but it presents a great opportunity to transform how we live by building Internet-enabled and networked cities from the start.
Esri president Jack Dangermond and Bern Szukalski show how geoservices and maps on the Web make government information easily discoverable and opens access to many new users and applications.
Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin on why urban innovation and engagement are so crucial, Gov 2.0 Summit 2010 in Washington, D.C., September 8, 2010.
This video illustrates newly implemented changes, ranging from increased bicycle infrastructure, a bus rapid transport system, and ambitious pedestrianisation of public space. Are New York’s efforts proof that cities are beginning to realise they need to improve quality of life for urban dwellers?
FIREBALL has produced a video on smart city applications in the city of Helsinki, Finland. It presents a series of digital applications facilitating various activities in the city: mobility, energy, health and well being,
IBM Smart Planet team released a new film, System of Systems. The video features – from IBM – Mike Wing, Irving Wladawsky-Berger and Julia Grace, sharing their personal opinions on what SoS means to them, and how we all might find some new ways of thinking about this important subject.