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Can rural become the new urban?

Can rural become the new urban?

Julio Gil, UPS, looks at how technology is set to “flip the equation on our future cities”.

The role of government in innovation and smart city planning

The role of government in innovation and smart city planning

Who is going to make innovation happen? Governments or the private sector? Gabe Batstone, CEO, Contextere, an industrial AI company focused on human performance, takes a look.

Public-private...pizza?

Public-private...pizza?

The new Paving for Pizza pothole-fixing campaign from Domino’s certainly wasn’t one we were expecting. Are such deals a refreshing approach to ongoing infrastructure issues or a cause for concern?

The road to smart highways

The road to smart highways

Smarter highways get you where you’re going more quickly, safely and comfortably, says Nokia’s Matthias Jablonowski. He looks at how we make them a reality.

What role should City Hall play in security innovation?

What role should City Hall play in security innovation?

As cities become smarter, what role should local governments play in security innovation? Telstra’s Tom Homer takes a look.

Smart cities: Mind the gaps

Smart cities: Mind the gaps

Recent research on technology and smart cities has highlighted a number of divides – such as a potential gap in how the tech industry and consumers view smart cities, and a disconnect between how citizens think about technology for individual use versus its impact for society as a whole.

Smarter ways to stop the rural brain drain

Smarter ways to stop the rural brain drain

Nick Wilcox, CEO, Giosprite, looks at how smart city technology could be used in towns and rural communities to halt, or even reverse, the trend for city living.

Connected anything: From street lights to human brains

Connected anything: From street lights to human brains

There’s more to smart city initiatives than smart parking and lighting. BT Enterprise’s Phil Brunkard looks at the variety of things that are getting connected, from brains to mousetraps, and what we stand to gain as a society.

Testing edge computing in smart cities

Testing edge computing in smart cities

Edge computing, explained.

Energy leaders must develop a digital mindset

Energy leaders must develop a digital mindset

The Internet of Energy is set to provide flexible, sustainable and affordable power for all. But we must not get complacent. Gianluca Mauro, Co-founder and CEO at AI Academy, argues that for this future to be realised, energy leaders need to develop a digital mindset.
Palo Alto’s CIO calls for greater urgency on smart cities

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Palo Alto’s CIO calls for greater urgency on smart cities

Cities are at the beginning of a crisis and the way we handle it will define the future of humanity, says City of Palo Alto CIO, Jonathan Reichental. Heavy stuff. However, he is optimistic that these challenges, coupled with advancing and emerging technologies, present a huge opportunity to generate economic value and do good for society.

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