Making smart cities a reality
The cities of the future will be crowded, but what can be done today to encourage 'smart city' developments?
By 2050 the world's population is expected to have increased to 9 billion, up from today's figure of 7 billion. Faced with such a startling statistic, it is easy to imagine the cities of the future grinding to a halt as they struggle to cope with overcrowding, congestion and the provision of basic food, energy and water supplies.
Fortunately, there is much that can be done today to avoid such problems in the future. "Smart city" thinking, whereby...
Source: The Guardian 19 November 2014
Source: IBM 18 November 2014 Daily digest
Advanced analytics consultant Michael Nicholson will be joining Sam Seddon and Alex Phillips at IBM's upcoming live Twitter Q&A.
Source: IBM 17 November 2014 Daily digest
Smarter Trends will be running a live Twitter Q&A session on Wednesday 19th November at 11am gmt under the hashtag #IBMTryTracker