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Nesta funds investigations into how ‘collective intelligence’ could change democracy, humanitarian responses and more

Nesta funds investigations into how ‘collective intelligence’ could change democracy, humanitarian responses and more

Nesta is providing £250,000 to fund 12 experiments that bring together the best of artificial intelligence and other technologies with “the wisdom of crowds to make something that is better than either on its own”.

Belfast launches project to let citizens ‘talk’ to historic attractions

Belfast launches project to let citizens ‘talk’ to historic attractions

The collaborative project aims to create a ‘playable city experience’ for tourists and locals.

Report highlights cities’ public engagement gap

Report highlights cities’ public engagement gap

The research canvassed the views of over 10,000 people across 10 global cities on how they feel about their city’s infrastructure.

US mayors launch smart cities institute

US mayors launch smart cities institute

The aim of the US Conference of Mayors is to provide participating mayors with a clear path forward for a major smart initiative and framework

Institute aims to safeguard society

Institute aims to safeguard society

Nuffield Foundation announces new £5 million Ada Lovelace Institute which will examine ethical and social issues arising from the use of data, algorithms and AI

Dallas pilots more smart city solutions

Dallas pilots more smart city solutions

Dallas Innovation Alliance begins second phase of smart cities living lab, a corridor in the West End Historic District