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Introducing the self-driving bicycle in the Netherlands

This spring, Google is introducing the self-driving bicycle in Amsterdam, the world’s premier cycling city. The Dutch cycle more than any other nation i
Luigi Cappel's insight:
I'm a day behind on this story, but it will probably be a week before it arrives on TV, so you will probably still see it here first. It had to happen in the Netherlands. I was surprised at the number of cycling injuries because it is always talked up as being such a safe country to ride a bike in.

So place your order now. I especially like the ride share option. This is like the Uber driverless vehicle. Want to entertain your kids for a few hours and get them out from under your feet? "Get on your bike has a whole new meaning.
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Connected wheels make city life smarter - The Networked Society Blog

Connected wheels make city life smarter - The Networked Society Blog | Location Is Everywhere | Scoop.it
Amsterdam Smart City (ASC) is great example of innovation – empowered by ICT, technology and people – that is reducing carbon emission and making city life better.

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Nice idea, I could see kids riding a little more perhaps, but I suspect most people who ride bikes in Amsterdam do so because it is the most convenient form of transport and of course they have bike paths. In other cities that are not so bike centric and where it is safe to ride bikes, this might be more effective in encouraging people onto two wheels.

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Gilles Vanderstuyft's curator insight, November 20, 2013 8:02 AM

This article is about the renewing technology that the city of Amsterdam adapts in order to make life easier. Up till now everywhere you go within the city there is WiFi-connection as well as fiber broadband and LTE networks. At this very moment the Amsterdam Economic Board is working on ASC (Amsterdam Smart City), which  is basically a partnership between businesses, government, research institutions and the citizens of Amsterdam to develop the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area into a smarter city.

Sven De Braekeleer's curator insight, December 30, 2013 9:40 PM

The city of Amsterdam uses a certain technology in order to make life easier.

 

Today, within the whole city, there is WiFi-connection as well as fiber broadband and LTE networks.

 

At this very moment the Amsterdam Economic Board is working on ASC (Amsterdam Smart City), which is basically a partnership between businesses, government, research institutions and the citizens of Amsterdam to develop the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area into a smarter city.

 

With the use of this technology, Amsterdam tries to reduce carbon emission and make the city life much better.