Julian Dobson, editorial director of Sustainable Cities Collective blog, writes about the urgent need to ensure that social infrastructure will work with the digital infrastructure in the smart cities of future.
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The paper of Myungjun Jang and Soon-Tak Suh traces recent developments in Ubiquitous Cities (U-Cities) in Korea. ‘˜U-City’ is a 21st century futurist city which enables urban functions and services such administration, traffic, crime prevention,
Architectural filmmaker Keiichi Matsuda has produced a film that tries to envision life in augmented cities. The film presents a small walk through a few minutes in different people’ s lives in a city filled with augmented reality technology. It demonstrates a series of different technological devices and interfaces.
ReadWriteWeb creates a collection of popular videos about the Internet of Things. The term Internet of Things refers to the networked interconnection of everyday objects. The selected videos are about how to make your own objects, as well as overviews, interviews and lectures.
The Next American City magazine published an article about the latest efforts of the cities to use crowdsourcing strategies to enlist the help, knowledge and time of their citizens.
IBM published videos from Smarter Cities – Shanghai 2010 event, where forward-thinking leaders gathered to explore how to transform critical components of their cities to become more resilient, more sustainable and more secure.