Trends

Trends — Forecasting Software that’s a Breath of Fresh Air

Siemens has developed intelligent software that relies on artificial neural networks to accurately predict the degree of air pollution in large cities several days in advance. The software can give cities and their residents the information needed to minimize pollution peaks before they are likely to happen, thus improving the quality of life. Cities have […]

Interview

Interview — Barcelona and Amsterdam are world-leading “smart cities” says Jason Pomeroy

Western cities have done a better job of integrating technology into their infrastructure than the new wave of Asian smart cities, according to architect and television presenter Jason Pomeroy. Singapore-based Pomeroy, the architect behind Asia’s first zero-carbon house, claims that Barcelona and Amsterdam are far more successful examples of a smart city than places like Songdo, the new hi-tech satellite city in South Korea. “They have […]

Interview — Andrew Hudson: From smart data to smart cities

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Interview — Dan Savage: Why Cities

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Interview — Carlo Ratti: “Data Can Lead to Behavioral Changes.”

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