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26 August 2021

Episode 515

30 minutes


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We explore the smart city to find out how the world of data can contribute to a more personalised experience, and a better quality of life in the places that we call home.

26 August 2021

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Chapter 1

11 minutes


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Chapter 1

Uneven innovation

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Jennifer Clark, author of ‘Uneven Innovation: The Work of Smart Cities’ discusses the best and the worst that is brought about by our pursuit for smarter streets.

11 minutes

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Chapter 2

7 minutes


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Chapter 2

Smart-city policy

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Jeff Merritt from the World Economic Forum discusses its new white paper outlining recommendations for how to futureproof smart-city policy.

7 minutes

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Chapter 3

8 minutes


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Chapter 3

Data on the move

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Georges Aoude, CEO and co-founder of Derq, explains how it harnesses artificial intelligence and the internet of things to better utilise our city streets.

8 minutes

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