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What is actually smart about cities right now?

What is actually smart about cities right now?

Megan Goodwin, Interactive Rights Management digital innovation agency, looks at four key obstacles that need to be overcome before we can achieve truly smart cities.

Eight ideas on how cities can develop, by Dutch Startup Ambassador Constantijn van Oranje, Prince of the Netherlands

Eight ideas on how cities can develop, by Dutch Startup Ambassador Constantijn van Oranje, Prince of the Netherlands

These ideas were presented at the recent International Mayors Summit held in Kiev, founded by Iryna Ozymok


The buildings of tomorrow, by Rudy de Waele

The buildings of tomorrow, by Rudy de Waele

It won’t be long before the cities of tomorrow begin to look very differently than we know them now, says Rudy de Waele


The Internet of meaningful things, by Rudy de Waele

The Internet of meaningful things, by Rudy de Waele

Does the Internet of Things has the potential to become a meaningful enabler of personalised solutions to improve urban quality living?
Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

Special Reports

Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

All kinds of economic innovation are underway in many towns and smaller cities that are often overlooked. So far this wave of citizen-centric regeneration is localised, but successful models are emerging and pioneers are exploring ways of harnessing technology to leverage and extend them.