Raconteur, a London based publishing house, published a special report on “Smart Cities – Building the 21st century city” which was included in The Times newspaper on 1 June 2010.
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The latest issue of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) magazine includes a special section on digital cities. The section presents two case studies, about Stockholm, Sweden and Seoul, Republic of Korea, which look at how these cities manage to become two of the leading information and communication technology (ICT) centres in the world.
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.
The latest issue of Digital Communities magazine is available for download. Launched by Government Technology and the Center for Digital Government the magazine and portal are supported by a collaborative network of local government leaders and private sector technology partners meeting the 21st century technology challenges of cities, counties and regions.
NYC BigApps Competition was aimed to find – and fund – civic-focused web and mobile applications in New York City. The winners include the most useful, inventive, appealing, effective, and commercially viable applications for delivering information from the City of New York’s NYC.gov Data Mine to interested users.
The Open Source Observatory and Repository (OSOR.eu) for European public administrations is a platform for exchanging information, experiences and free, libre and open source software (F/OSS) applications.
The report, “Explaining International IT Application Leadership: Intelligent Transportation Systems”, takes a detailed look at how Japan, South Korea, Singapore and other countries apply information technologies to alleviate congestion, enhance safety, and reduce the environmental impact of transportation.