Tomorrow’s cities: What’s it like to live in a smart city? | BBC
Technology is playing a bigger role in helping to make city life run more smoothly, from networks of sensors that offer information about how traffic is flowing or where water pipes are leaking to apps designed to help citizens get the most out of their city.
But what does it actually mean to live in a city overtaken by technology? And is it a future we even want?
The BBC asked a range of experts to describe life in their own smart city.

Tomorrow’s cities: What’s it like to live in a smart city? | BBC

Technology is playing a bigger role in helping to make city life run more smoothly, from networks of sensors that offer information about how traffic is flowing or where water pipes are leaking to apps designed to help citizens get the most out of their city.

But what does it actually mean to live in a city overtaken by technology? And is it a future we even want?

The BBC asked a range of experts to describe life in their own smart city.

Turning waste into building blocks of the future city | BBC
Modern cities create vast quantities of waste. But rather than causing a crisis, could these overflowing landfills help create urban landscapes of the future? In the third of Building Tomorrow’s expert viewpoints, urban designer Mitchell Joachim looks at ways our trash can be turned into treasure.

Turning waste into building blocks of the future city | BBC

Modern cities create vast quantities of waste. But rather than causing a crisis, could these overflowing landfills help create urban landscapes of the future? In the third of Building Tomorrow’s expert viewpoints, urban designer Mitchell Joachim looks at ways our trash can be turned into treasure.

Imagining A Future City Filled With Driverless Cars And Without Any Parking Spaces | FastCompany
Driverless cars won’t just make life easier on stressed-out drivers. A project called Shuffle City imagines how they will transform urban landscapes, increasing the amount of green spaces, local businesses, housing, and more.

Imagining A Future City Filled With Driverless Cars And Without Any Parking Spaces | FastCompany

Driverless cars won’t just make life easier on stressed-out drivers. A project called Shuffle City imagines how they will transform urban landscapes, increasing the amount of green spaces, local businesses, housing, and more.

IBM’s Global Entrepreneur program supports Kenyan startups towards achieving Smarter Cities | CIO East Africa
As part of its Global Entrepreneur Program, IBM has announced that it is working with four more Kenyan startups towards achieving its Smarter Cities strategy. Privately held startups that are less than five years in existence can apply to be selected in the program. Startups selected however are in line with the smarter cities strategy which focuses with solutions that improve infrastructure, health, education, public safety, energy and water, smarter buildings and urban planning, environment , government and agency administration and transportation and social programs. 

IBM’s Global Entrepreneur program supports Kenyan startups towards achieving Smarter Cities | CIO East Africa

As part of its Global Entrepreneur Program, IBM has announced that it is working with four more Kenyan startups towards achieving its Smarter Cities strategy. Privately held startups that are less than five years in existence can apply to be selected in the program. Startups selected however are in line with the smarter cities strategy which focuses with solutions that improve infrastructure, health, education, public safety, energy and water, smarter buildings and urban planning, environment , government and agency administration and transportation and social programs. 

Solving transport headaches in the cities of 2050 | BBC Future
With global cities swelling and car use soaring, how will our existing transport systems cope? Ryan Chin at the MIT Media Lab looks at sustainable alternatives that we could see on the streets by 2050.

Solving transport headaches in the cities of 2050 | BBC Future

With global cities swelling and car use soaring, how will our existing transport systems cope? Ryan Chin at the MIT Media Lab looks at sustainable alternatives that we could see on the streets by 2050.