Brilliant video about a exciting present, thanks for posting it!about 2 years ago
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Sometimes problems seem too big to handle: climate change, biodiversity loss, alleviating global poverty are among them. But who are the agents of change in the 21st Century? While nation states are caught up in complicated climate negotiations, cities are pro-actively addressing the issue. Citizens... Read more
How would you like to be able to test your ideas, products or process in a real city and have one for a control set as well? ... look no further then here - "Pegasus Global Holdings is building the state’s newest ghost town to test everything from renewable energy innovations to intelligent traffic... Read more
This from the London school of Economics - it was ecorded on 7 June 2010 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building but the talk is timely. As we see an increasing urbanized world, while we discuss the improvements to Humanity, we need to balance it with the practical- that Cities will be become... Read more
This link is to the blog "in an iPod World" where The idea of a city as an operating system is not just a conceptual idea but shows students working to implement the concepts in neighborhoods with practical applications.
its a great read.
I see open government data as an ingredient for smarter cities, as an instrument. I explored that topic in a presentation titled "Spice up your city with open gov" at the fun and great Cognitive Cities conference in Berlin, early 2011.
The European Network of Living Labs (ENoLL) is the international federation of benchmarked Living Labs in Europe and worldwide in Brazil, Australia, Senegal, South Africa, Mozambique, USA, China, Taiwan...
Founded in November 2006 under the auspices of the Finnish European Presidency, the network... Read more