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How tech can combat the bystander effect

How tech can combat the bystander effect

If used correctly, technology can help communities become more active in emergency response situations. Amir Elichai, CEO and Founder, Carbyne, explains how.

Smart cities: A more liveable future, today

Smart cities: A more liveable future, today

IHS Markit expects to see a surge in the number of smart cities across the globe.

Smart cities and GDPR: What’s next?

Smart cities and GDPR: What’s next?

GDPR came into force in May this year. Now what? Colin Tankard from Digital Pathways takes a look.

Why we need a Hippocratic Oath for algorithms and AI

Why we need a Hippocratic Oath for algorithms and AI

Smart cities are about people. Vitor Pereira looks at how we stay human-centred in an increasingly algorithmic world.

Three smart city lessons from Manchester’s CityVerve

Three smart city lessons from Manchester’s CityVerve

As the technical lead on the CityVerve project in Manchester, Cisco’s Nick Chrissos shares the takeaways for other cities.

Reclaiming the smart city

Reclaiming the smart city

At a time when concerns about data and its misuse are growing, leading cities are showing that smart cities can be compatible with privacy and individual digital rights.

A solutions-first smart city approach will benefit citizens faster

A solutions-first smart city approach will benefit citizens faster

Smart infrastructural changes are highly valuable for improving our cities. However, they must go hand in hand with targeted, smaller scale solutions that work with existing services and tackle pressing, human challenges, says Hannah Kaner, Orange Bus.

Early examples show the way to future smart cities

Early examples show the way to future smart cities

Nick Sacke, Comms365, looks at smart city examples from around the world which signpost the way ahead.

Are local leaders ready for America’s small town revolution?

Are local leaders ready for America’s small town revolution?

Disruptive technologies are set to spur a new era of small town growth, says Barton Russell from the Barton Russell Group consultancy. The question is whether local leaders are ready to grasp the opportunity and manage the new challenges it could bring.

Smart cities: What’s in a name?

Smart cities: What’s in a name?

Is the term ‘smart cities’ helpful, or could it be potentially damaging? What terminology should we use and how much does it matter?
Empowering vulnerable citizens in smart cities

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Empowering vulnerable citizens in smart cities

Smart city initiatives aim to make our lives easier but cities can’t be truly ‘smart’ if they fail to serve entire groups of society.

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