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The Move from Geopolitics to Technopolitics
The rise of decentralised protocols like Bitcoin and Ethereum that are controlled by neither states nor companies are shifting the world order and putting the power on the internet. The introduction of crypto protocols, which can safeguard property and execute contracts beyond the boundaries of traditional nation states, have addressed the weaknesses in global technology […]
Crypto Architecture and Smart Cities
Blockchain is mostly used to secure transactions on the internet, but blockchain technology isn’t only limited to the turbulent world of cryptocurrency. Smart cities can implement the technology to prevent the manipulation and modification of information and increase operational efficiencies. Below, we’ll explain what blockchain is, how the technology is integrated into smart city architecture, and its […]
How Blockchain Can Empower Smart Cities
How Blockchain Can Empower Smart Cities Blockchain is a system of recording information in a way that makes it difficult or impossible to change, hack, or cheat the system, most commonly used for transferring cryptocurrency. Blockchain enables network participants to exchange data with a high degree of reliability and transparency without the need for a […]
Data Ethics And Security In Smart Cities
Data Ethics & Security in Smart Cities Smart cities are designed to meet the needs of citizens and make life more convenient and sustainable. And because of the many benefits a smart city brings to citizens, more city heads are using smart city planning to make transport, energy, and other civil sectors better suited to […]
The Benefits of a Smart Waste Management System
NZ smart bins are the newest type of waste management technology that helps cities reduce waste effectively. A smart waste management system allows sanitation workers and employees to obtain real-time data, which helps prevent the bins from overflowing, contributing to healthier and smarter cities.
The Benefits of Using A Cloud System
Cloud computing allows you to set up a virtual office where you and your employees can connect to your business anytime, anywhere through web-enabled devices. Despite the cost benefits and business efficiencies the cloud offers, many companies continue to operate without it.
The Internet of Things, Explained
As technology advances, the world is becoming more connected to the internet, and that includes everyday objects. Things like a lightbulb that can be controlled by your phone, smart home security systems, or systems like Google Home or Alexa are all examples of interrelated, internet-connected objects.
Smart City Solutions to Everyday Issues
A smart city is a city that uses innovative technologies and AI to improve overall quality of life for inhabitants. These smart technologies are all data-driven, meaning they are designed around valuable insights into various aspects of life in the city.
The G20 Creates the Global Smart Cities Alliance to Establish Universal Norms and Guidelines for the Implementation of Technology
Global Smart Cities Alliance. This is the name given to the network established during this year’s G20 summit to ensure the most important economies in the world work together to establish norms and values for smart cities.
How can cities assist the visually impaired?
Over 1.3 billion people are affected by some form of visual impairment. With the growth of people living in our cities and the importance society places on inclusiveness it seems smart to empower those with visual impairments to take a fuller part in city living through accessibility.