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Cities, Rethought

Inside all cities are problem areas that can be optimized and made smarter’”improving the function of the metropolis and the lives of its citizens. A series of articles published in GOOD.IS website is a look at some of those examples. A GOOD project created in collaboration with IBM.

These pieces spotlight cities around the world that benefited by the introduction of novel technologies, from cameras that improve traffic flow in Singapore to a process that generates heat and electricity simultaneously in Chicago. These are just a few examples of what cities are doing to investigate how their systems function and devise ways to make them work better.

It’ s this kind of innovation and daring that we are examining at GOOD.IS/cities, a website where you can find infographics on city systems, stories on how they can be improved, and video documentaries about solutions in action. By transforming our urban centers, we can improve the lives of the majority of people on the planet, and inspire even more innovation in how our cities serve their residents.

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GOOD.IS: Cities, Rethought