Returning to Plato’s Cave: How the Light of Smart Technology Brings Us Back to Old Debates

Dozens of the world’s leading specialists and practitioners making cities around the world “smarter” gathered recently in Singapore to discuss how information technology can assist cities manage energy, water, security, and transportation challenges. The World Smart City Forum, organized by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) in partnership with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and … More Returning to Plato’s Cave: How the Light of Smart Technology Brings Us Back to Old Debates

The Next Urban Future: Smarter and More Resilient Cities

The Rockefeller Foundation, the organizational pioneer behind the 100 Resilient Cities project, furthered its involvement in resiliency projects on the federal scale. Partnering up with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to launch the National Disaster Resilience Competition, a new urban paradigm focused upon resilience as the defining factor for urban development became the emblem of … More The Next Urban Future: Smarter and More Resilient Cities