smart cities

‘Smart Cities’ Should Mean ‘Sharing Cities’

  Medellín, Colombia(Christian Heeb—Getty Images) When mayors and developers focus on technology rather than people, smart quickly becomes stupid, threatening to exacerbate inequality and undermine the social cooperation essential to successful cities.These days every city claims to be a “smart” city, or is becoming one, with heavy investments in modern information and computing technology to attract businesses and make the city competitive. After researching leading cities around the world, we’ve concluded that truly smart [...]

By | 2018-01-30T17:59:21+00:00 September 29th, 2014|Just Sustainabilities|0 Comments