Editor's Blog

Graeme, our editor, loves to give his take on how smart cities are evolving. His weekly blog gives a small insight into his thinking on this week's news.

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Featured Stories

It's the economy, stupid

It's the economy, stupid


Child's play

Child's play


Levelling up

Levelling up


My kinda town

My kinda town


A bridge too far?

A bridge too far?


All change

All change


Tunnel vision

Tunnel vision


Prime Directives

Prime Directives


Unlocking innovation by solving inequality

Unlocking innovation by solving inequality


Opening up the workplace

Opening up the workplace


Holistic approaches necessary to counter lockdown fatigue

Holistic approaches necessary to counter lockdown fatigue


Weekly: making the post-apocalyptic more palatable

Weekly: making the post-apocalyptic more palatable


Why the Toronto Quayside project is a cautionary tale and a missed opportunity

Why the Toronto Quayside project is a cautionary tale and a missed opportunity


Getting from A to B and the conferences of the future

Getting from A to B and the conferences of the future


Rethinking Christmas, transforming events and a new editor

Rethinking Christmas, transforming events and a new editor


Data ownership could unleash truly smart cities

Data ownership could unleash truly smart cities


Who’s going to clear the air on 5G?

Who’s going to clear the air on 5G?


SURVEY: Smart cities: Are you open?

SURVEY: Smart cities: Are you open?


How citizen-centric are you?

How citizen-centric are you?


Smart cities: How can We help?

Smart cities: How can We help?


Smart cities and simpler times

Smart cities and simpler times


Smart cities in 2018: Tech, transportation and tough conversations

Smart cities in 2018: Tech, transportation and tough conversations


Smart cities: Will they ad up?

Smart cities: Will they ad up?


City data-sharing scales up

City data-sharing scales up


Smart cities: What’s in a name?

Smart cities: What’s in a name?


Public-private...pizza?

Public-private...pizza?


Smart cities: Mind the gaps

Smart cities: Mind the gaps


Urban Whack-a-Mole

Urban Whack-a-Mole


Blockchain: Hurry up and wait

Blockchain: Hurry up and wait


Smart places must go beyond cities

Smart places must go beyond cities


Smart cities: Reality check

Smart cities: Reality check


Breaking the data deadlock

Breaking the data deadlock


We need to talk about smart cities

We need to talk about smart cities


Thanks and cheerio!

Thanks and cheerio!


A noble future

A noble future


In praise of Bristol

In praise of Bristol


Learning for life

Learning for life


Markers and milestones

Markers and milestones


Godspots & gargoyles

Godspots & gargoyles


Building for tomorrow

Building for tomorrow


Cars in space, feet on the ground

Cars in space, feet on the ground


All together now

All together now


Back to basics

Back to basics


The winds of change

The winds of change


Dry January and a sober state of mind

Dry January and a sober state of mind


Happy holidays and a prediction!

Happy holidays and a prediction!


The paradox of being

The paradox of being


Online life

Online life


India: white knuckle driving

India: white knuckle driving


Barcelona and long term planning

Barcelona and long term planning


Competition and collaboration

Competition and collaboration


Safety by numbers

Safety by numbers


Blade Runner & living the dream

Blade Runner & living the dream


The Silent Generation to Generation Alpha

The Silent Generation to Generation Alpha


The trouble with Uber

The trouble with Uber


Low emissions delivery

Low emissions delivery


Life on Mars

Life on Mars


Ode to September

Ode to September


Thin crust Capricciosa

Thin crust Capricciosa


The Great American Eclipse

The Great American Eclipse