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Smart cities can change the world – if we radically rethink the approach

Smart cities can change the world – if we radically rethink the approach

Tom Goodwin has high hopes for how smart cities could improve our lives. To get there, though, he says we need to think differently, open up and look further ahead.



“Hello Sadiq, what’s the plan?” asks our man Rudy de Waele

“Hello Sadiq, what’s the plan?” asks our man Rudy de Waele

We haven’t seen a concrete mobility plan yet from the new London Mayor

The Future Workplace as a Creative Microcosmos, by Inma Martinez, chief product officer at Preadly

The Future Workplace as a Creative Microcosmos, by Inma Martinez, chief product officer at Preadly

The need for London to seamlessly function as a future megalopolis in 2020-2025 can no longer be addressed with 19th century practices nor 20th century mind-sets

Working together for a smart(er) London by Rudy De Waele, SCW ambassador

Working together for a smart(er) London by Rudy De Waele, SCW ambassador

There’s a new mayor in City Hall and our man Rudy de Waele wants to give him some smart city advice!

Smarter is not more attractive, says Tony Fish, co founder Fab Lab London

Smarter is not more attractive, says Tony Fish, co founder Fab Lab London

A warning: Are we in danger of becoming too smart?

The promise and perils of London as a smart city, by Dr Lawrence Ampofo

The promise and perils of London as a smart city, by Dr Lawrence Ampofo

London, a city of high expectations and great challenges
Platforms and blockchain could see local economies scale

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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.