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Smart Cities, Urban Health Data And The Coronavirus Pandemic

Smart Cities, Urban Health Data And The Coronavirus Pandemic

[caption id="attachment_267" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Smart Cities, Urban Health Data And The Coronavirus Pandemic. Source: Getty[/caption] As the coronavirus pandemic expands worldwide, governments have had to take extreme measures to stop the transmission. As such, they have put entire cities and countries into lockdown. This directly...

Building citiesabc: The 4IR Magna Carta For Our Cities And Nations

Building citiesabc: The 4IR Magna Carta For Our Cities And Nations

[caption id="attachment_220" align="aligncenter" width="973"] Building citiesabc: The 4IR Magna Carta For Our Cities And Nations[/caption] 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...

The Future Of Cities: Identity, Privacy And Smart Cities

The Future Of Cities: Identity, Privacy And Smart Cities

[caption id="attachment_208" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] The Future Of Cities: Identity, Privacy And Smart Cities[/caption] As cities get smarter to improve the quality of life of their inhabitants, new challenges arise. One of the most prominent ones is the question of identity. In a world dominated by...

The Smart City Revolution In The Era Of AI, Blockchain And Big Data

The Smart City Revolution In The Era Of AI, Blockchain And Big Data

[caption id="attachment_204" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] The Smart City Revolution In The Era Of AI, Blockchain And Big Data[/caption] “A smart city is an intelligent town that provides enormous possibilities for human growth through art, culture, social, architectural, economic, political, environmental, and scientific flowering with the optimal...

Top Technology Trends Shaping Smart Cities

Top Technology Trends Shaping Smart Cities

[caption id="attachment_180" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Top Technology Trends Shaping Smart Cities[/caption] More than half of the world population live in cities, and it is expected to increase by 1.5 times to 6 billion by 2045. In a 4IR context, cities will be one of the key...