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Impact of technologies in urban life, mainly following this smart cities buzzword and the digital-urban links
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'Smart' cities will likely link devices intelligently

'Smart' cities will likely link devices intelligently | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The Cocoon (Cooperative Sensor Communications) project, based on the vision of “smart” cities in which all devices within municipal areas are intelligently linked to one another, is beingimplemented by researchers at TU Darmstadt and ...
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Making cities smarter

Making cities smarter | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Bangkok PostMaking cities smarterBangkok PostChiang Mai has been selected as one of the 10 creative economy cities by the Commerce Ministry.
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What does it take to be a digital city?

What does it take to be a digital city? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
What does it take to be a digital city?Tucson CitizenIt is our hope that Mayor Bloomberg's program becomes a model for other cities to replicate as governments around the world find innovative ways to connect with citizens, provide information and...
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Chancellor Backs London “Smart Cities” Reseach Centres

Imperial College London and University College London are to set up the “smart cities” centre this year in Shoreditch, east London, that will work with commercial partners.
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NYC Digital Government Plan Embraces Social Networking -- InformationWeek

NYC Digital Government Plan Embraces Social Networking -- InformationWeek | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and Tumblr are partnering with the city to to help it use social media to enhance public engagement, according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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Announcing the Road Map for the Digital City: A Plan to Make NYC the Nation's Leading Digital City

Announcing the Road Map for the Digital City: A Plan to Make NYC the Nation's Leading Digital City | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
New York City already excels in the field in many ways, but there is more we can do, and we will.
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Helping CIOs Understand "Smart City" Initiatives - Forrester Research

Cities are becoming 'smarter,' as governments, businesses, and communities increasingly rely on technology to overcome the challenges from rapid urbanization.
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Living in a Smart City - intersection model

I had the privilege of attending a mid-term presentation in March 2011 of students in George Aye's class, Living in a Smart City, at the School of the Art Institute. Their charge was to think of how to minimize disruptions caused by traffic crashes.
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Caveat For Smart Cities

Caveat For Smart Cities | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Last month, three leading thinkers on smart cities (and regular ones too) expressed concerns about issues of digital inclusion and citizen-technology dynamics.
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Cities that talk – smart cities now, moving the smart cities debate forward | Talk About Local

Cities that talk – smart cities now, moving the smart cities debate forward | Talk About Local | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Many cities towns and even villages have superb information layers created by the people who live work or play there often using simple websites, blogs and forums. They are cities and communities that talk. At talk about local we have helped add to and grow this layer. But this remarkable smart layer of information often seems to be in parallel to the traditional ‘Smart Cities’ debate.
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What Matters: Talking back to your intelligent city

What Matters: Talking back to your intelligent city | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Much of what is put under the “smart city” umbrella has actually been around for a decade or more.
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Leading Thinkers in Urban Planning & Technology | Planetizen

As more government data becomes open and established technologies are adapted for use in the planning field, there has been tremendous innovation at the intersection of urban planning and technology.
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Festival of Ideas: Adam Greenfield: Connected Things and Civic Responsibilities

Festival of Ideas: Adam Greenfield: Connected Things and Civic Responsibilities | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Cinema, Digital Media, Events and Café/Bar. Watershed Media Centre is at the heart of Bristol UK; promoting creativity, innovation and talent.
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Surrey Urban Screen

Surrey Urban Screen | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Surrey Urban Screen is Canada's largest permanent non-commercial urban screen (Largest non-commercial urban screen in Canada - with soundtrack http://ow.ly/4X5T3 (via @urbanscreens)...)...
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ICT drives 'the urban century'

ICT drives 'the urban century' | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Bangkok PostICT drives 'the urban century'Bangkok Post"This is leading to a rise in competition among cities to attract and retain the investment and people needed for urban development and revitalisation," said Dr Steve Hodgkinson, an Ovum...
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Smart Green Infrastructure: How To Grow Sustainable Cities

Smart Green Infrastructure: How To Grow Sustainable Cities | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Smart Green Infrastructure: How To Grow Sustainable Cities http://dlvr.it/S4j1Y...
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Beyond Smart Phones: Sensor Network to Make 'Smart Cities' Envisioned | Engineering and Computer Science Research

Beyond Smart Phones: Sensor Network to Make 'Smart Cities' Envisioned | Engineering and Computer Science Research | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
ZeitNews, a Technology Team Application. News stories about our scientific and technological capabilities to build a better world.
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‘Smart’ cities will likely link devices intelligently | KurzweilAI

‘Smart’ cities will likely link devices intelligently | KurzweilAI | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The Cocoon (Cooperative Sensor Communications) project, based on the vision of “smart” cities in which all devices within municipal areas are (RT @KurzweilAINews: ‘Smart’ cities will likely link devices intelligently: The Cocoon (Cooperative...
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Osborne Announces ‘Smart Cities’ Analytics Centre

Osborne Announces ‘Smart Cities’ Analytics Centre | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The government is to back a new East London centre aimed at putting the UK at the forefront of data analytics (Osborne Announces 'Smart Cities' Analytics Centre - eWEEK Europe UK http://bit.ly/joITbe...)...
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The Key to Being a Smart City is Good Governance: “Smart Governance” | Forrester Blogs

The Key to Being a Smart City is Good Governance: “Smart Governance” | Forrester Blogs | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Jandira Feijó's comment, May 16, 2011 12:21 PM
good!
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Carlo Ratti: Architecture that senses and responds | Video on TED.com

TED Talks With his team at SENSEable City Lab, MIT's Carlo Ratti makes cool things by sensing the data we create.
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What is Smart City? - e-Government Smart City - City of Edinburgh Council

Smart City vision, themes, principles and services.
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Smart City Thinking

Smart City Thinking | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
A site for thought, insight, discussion and ideas connected with smart digital urban futures.
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European Initiative on Smart Cities — SETIS

European Initiative on Smart Cities — SETIS | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
"European Initiative on Smart Cities" from the EC-SETIS page.
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Smart Cities | Arup

Smart Cities | Arup | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
RT @digitalurban ARUP - Smart Cities pdf - well worth a look (http://bit.ly/iqm3Ef)...
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