Smart Cities: an introduction for placemakers

“A Smart City is a place where the traditional networks and services of a city are made more effective through the use of digital & telecommunications technologies and the analysis of so-called ‘big data’. Sources of big data include everyday appliances and applications such as Wi-Fi, smart phones and tablets. Smart City services are not restricted to any one sector but encompass everything from better water and waste management, more interactive and responsive city administration and more efficient public transport…” by Jawad Sardar.

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