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Sidewalk Labs urged to justify digital solutions
27 Feb 2020
A new report acknowledges the potential benefits of the digital infrastructure proposals for Waterfront Toronto but questions whether they create sufficient public benefits.
Sidewalk Labs unveils digital twin and 'Lego' vision for 35-storey timber building
10 Feb 2020
Sidewalk Labs claims 35 storeys would be the highest mass timber building so far. The team modelled how it would perform compared to a traditional concrete building of the same size.
Hyperloop package delivery system raises £1 million
28 Jan 2020
Magway plans to sell capacity on its underground system to online retailers and logistics companies.
Sidewalk Labs launches recycling pilot in Toronto
08 Jan 2020
The Clean Recycling Pilot aims to study how well building residents respond to feedback about changing their apartment building’s waste-sorting behaviours.
Sidewalk Labs to launch tool for designing the neighbourhoods of the future
19 Dec 2019
The company is designing a tool that can generate billions of planning scenarios and evaluate the impacts of different scenarios on key quality-of-life measures.
Sidewalk Labs co-founds venture capital fund to invest in urban tech
06 Dec 2019
The fund could launch and begin making investments next year but it is conditional on Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto project being approved.
Sidewalk Labs details digital systems, says it won't sell data or use facial recognition
18 Nov 2019
A new Digital Innovation Appendix outlines all proposed digitally enabled systems for Waterfront Toronto, aiming to clarify the ‘how’ and ‘who’ for each service as well as the ‘what’ and ‘why’.
Sidewalk Labs' Toronto project proceeds to next stage but scope is scaled back
01 Nov 2019
The controversial plan will progress to further evaluation and public consultation but it’s not a “done deal” yet, says Waterfront Toronto.
Advisory panel issues response to Sidewalks Labs' Quayside master plan
13 Sep 2019
Comments from Waterfront Toronto’s Digital Strategy Advisory Panel include “frustratingly abstract” and “unwieldy and repetitive”.
Podcast: Take off your tech goggles, with Ben Green, author of The Smart Enough City
16 Aug 2019
Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and equity.
Plan zero: Milan prepares for the post-pandemic ‘new normal’
Milan’s Chief Resilience Officer shares how his city is working to address the COVID-19 emergency today, while also looking ahead to what’s next.
26 Mar 2020
The 14 pillars of a smart city
19 Mar 2020
Video is the next step in transforming city communications
10 Mar 2020
Digital transformation can improve your City Resilience Index
25 Mar 2020
WEBINAR: How Peachtree Corners empowers smart city innovators to test, explore and prove new technologies
24 Mar 2020
ON-WEBINAR: Leverage digital twins to optimise municipal operations
17 Mar 2020
Smarter operations: Maximising returns from existing municipal infrastructure
09 Apr 2020
WEBINAR: How Peachtree Corners (USA) empowers smart city innovators
28 Apr 2020
IoT in Telecoms Conference 2020
16 Jun 2020
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