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AI, cities and climate change

AI, cities and climate change

Ben Hawes explores how artificial intelligence could help cities tackle the climate crisis.

UK to use AI to conduct a health-check of its roads

UK to use AI to conduct a health-check of its roads

The condition of road markings on almost 100,000 miles of roads will be examined to provide the government and local councils with a clear picture of where to direct investment.

Commissioner calls for new privacy laws to address smart city risks

Commissioner calls for new privacy laws to address smart city risks

Brian Beamish says Ontario’s privacy laws have not kept pace with digital technologies and practices such as sensors, big data analytics and AI.

How cities are addressing the AI jobs crunch

How cities are addressing the AI jobs crunch

Matt Hamblen looks at how cities are addressing the impact of artificial intelligence on the jobs and skills in their communities. But is it enough?

Half public sector say they do “nowhere near enough” to involve citizens

Half public sector say they do “nowhere near enough” to involve citizens

There’s a consensus that it becomes more important to engage citizens as more technology is added in cities – so why isn’t it happening?

AI helps boost usability of micro-mobility schemes

AI helps boost usability of micro-mobility schemes

Data captured by Stage Intelligence from cities operating schemes around the world shows artificial intelligence can increase operational efficiencies.

Brexit "chaos" threatening progress of technological change in the UK

Brexit "chaos" threatening progress of technological change in the UK

The mayor of London warns that the ongoing Brexit discussions are resulting in the Government side-lining preparations for the impact of rapid technological change.

How digital disruption will transform personal mobility

How digital disruption will transform personal mobility

Atos has set out its vision for future mobility in the UK in a new report that considers the role of AI, automation and blockchain in road, rail and other transport solutions.

WEF inaugurates global councils to restore trust in technology

WEF inaugurates global councils to restore trust in technology

The Global Fourth Industrial Revolution councils will work together to develop policy guidance and address governance gaps in areas such as AI, IoT and blockchain.

Dubai explores the role of decentralised data in smart cities

Dubai explores the role of decentralised data in smart cities

A new report by Smart Dubai underlines the opportunities of technologies such as AI and IoT to transform city services and emphasises the importance of open networks.