Over half of the planet now lives in cities, and more than two-thirds of the world’s population will be urbanized by 2050. Cities are the epicentre of all the challenges we are facing. With the advent of Covid-19, millions of people have had their lifestyle changed and this will lead to fragile social, psychological and economic / financial systems. We need new solutions and narratives to build a circular economy that is inclusive. Cities abc is proactively working across borders to build coalition networks and to find solutions for work, healthcare, finance and new social models. Cities contribute to four-fifths of global GDP, and are taking center stage in securing an inclusive, safe, productive, sustainable, and resilient future for humanity.
Utopia and dystopia depends on the narrative we build with our actions, especially around our core values in our interactions with each other and our communities. That is why we need to build a new social impact Magna Carta Matrix for our disrupted world and for our communities and cities.
Cities are proactively working across borders to build coalition networks and resist social economic, financial and education policies. They contribute to four-fifths of global GDP, and are taking center stage in securing an inclusive, safe, productive, sustainable, and resilient future for humanity.
Cities abc narrative, a blockchain, AI-driven is a new Magna Carta constitution for humanity. Reinventing, uniting, supporting, ranking the top cities/nations with a 4IR Blockchain, AI, Fintech, IOT digital platform. We need a tech blockchain, AI new Magna Carta for our cities - our communities -, and find out how to use our digital tools and platforms to coordinate, support and unite cities and their struggling populations. We use the metaphor of building a cities abc as a matrix to list all cities in the world.
This vision is critical in the times we are leaving with the advance of the Coronavirus - Covid 19. This vision is a practical manifesto and road map that integrates ideas and technology and is built around an architecture that includes the following core values:
The four verticales have to be contextualised in the 10 areas that touch all our society
We all live in cities today. Cities are the epicentre of our humanity social models. Now, more than ever, in a world global technology connected, we as citizens and our cities are facing so many challenges.
Every city needs to become a live digital platform where ideas, resources, tech, data, intelligence can be used. We need to use the enormous possibilities of digital transformation 4IR for human service, growth to the best of our identity, research, health, art, culture, social, architectural, economic, political, environmental, and scientific with the optimal mix of nature, technology, humanity, and arts.
We built citiesabc.com with that in mind.
Dinis Guarda is the founder and chief vision architect for citiesabc.com. He has before created the platforms openbusinesscouncil.org, fashionabc.org, intelligenthq.com, hedgethink.com, tradersdna.com and and IP technologies blocksdna.com, lifesdna.com, iDNA and indexDNA.
With 20+ years experience in international business and digital transformation Dinis Guarda has been a Lecturer and guest Speaker in international business schools such as: Cambridge, Kings College, Copenhagen Business School, INSEEC, Monaco University among others. Dinis is the author of various books. His upcoming book, titled 4IR Magna Carta Cities ABC: A tech AI blockchain 4IR Smart Cities Data Research Charter of Liberties for our humanity is due to be published in 2020. Before that, he has published “4IR AI Blockchain Fintech IoT Reinventing a Nation“, “How Businesses and Governments can Prosper with Fintech, Blockchain and AI?”, also “Blockchain, AI and Crypto Economics – The Next Tsunami?” among others. He was responsbile for over 20 books/ebooks/magazines published in various languages.
Dinis is a serial entrepreneur and CEO / chairman of the companies ztudium / techabc / open business platform. Dinis is involved as a strategist, board member and advisor with the payments, lifestyle, blockchain reward community app Glance technologies, for whom he built the blockchain messaging / payment / loyalty software Blockimpact, the seminal Hyperloop Transportations project, Kora, and blockchain cybersecurity Privus.
He is listed in various global fintech, blockchain, AI, social media industry top lists as an influencer in position top 10/20 within 100 rankings: such as Top People In Blockchain | Cointelegraph and https://cryptoweekly.co/100/ .
Between 2014 and 2015 he was involved in creating a fabbanking.com a digital bank between Asia and Africa as Chief Commercial Officer and Marketing Officer responsible for all legal, tech and business development. Between 2009 and 2010 he was the founder of one of the world first fintech, social trading platforms tradingfloor.com for Saxo Bank. More about him here https://www.openbusinesscouncil.org/wiki/dinis-guarda/