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Are Citizens Prepared For The Data Implications Of Smart Cities?
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What are the fears around data while exploring potential use cases to demonstrate the value for the ‘smart citizen’? Here is a look. With The United Nations reporting that two-thirds (68%) of the world’s population are expected to live in cities by 2050, scientists are seeking new and innovative ways

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Five Ways We Can Make Our Cities Smarter Using Identity-Driven Iot
Energy & EnvironmentInternet of ThingsTransportation & Logistics

The Internet of Things (IoT) has taken off and is slowly revolutionising the world we live in. Smartphones, smart cars, even smart fridges – all now boast connectivity designed to make our lives easier and more efficient. This is expanding to a citywide scale, with over one billion connected devices

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Cars, Trains And The Internet Of Things
Internet of ThingsTransportation & Logistics

Last year, London made numerous popular IoT additions to their public transit. Helsinki, Seoul and other major cities are employing the new technology in their own ways. Tackling concerns about safety and energy as well as the obvious desire for maximum efficiency, the Internet of Things is making its way

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Big Data And Energy Conservation: Follow The Money
Data ScienceEnergy & EnvironmentInternet of Things

Energy is a huge conversation and big data is already being used to make incredible changes. It’s leveraged to create better oil and gas practices, keep better tabs on expenditures, and even ramp up the renewable energy movement. With not just one, but countless companies integrating big data practices, the

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How To Hack A Smart City

A year ago, Cessar Cerrudo, the CTO at IOActive Labs showed how the poorly secured traffic control system in the US cities can be hacked into and manipulated, much like what we’ve seen in movies like Die Hard 4 and Italian Job. Such vulnerability is common to most countries, using

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Uber Plans To Set &Quot;New Standard For The Future Development Of Our Cities&Quot;
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Uber, the app-based transportation network and taxi service provider, has revealed a data-sharing alliance with Boston authorities, touting it a “first-of-its-kind partnership”. The insights gleaned from Uber’s vast trove of data will assist in developing strategies for the urban sprawl- relieving traffic congestion, expanding public transportation, and reducing greenhouse gas

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Top 14 Big Data Books Of 2014
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2014 has been a huge year in big data- and big data publishing. Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger and Kenneth Cukier re-published and added an extra chapter to their bestselling “Big Data”; Nate Silver graced the publishing world with his presence once more with the Best American Infographics of 2014. We’ve compiled a

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What The Future Holds For The Internet Of Things &Amp; Smart Cities
Big DataInternet of Things

In the latest installment of our expert interviews about the future of the Internet of Things, we discuss the promise of these smart cities with RF Code‘s VP of Worldwide Marketing & Strategic Partnerships, Richard Jenkins. As a leading environmental monitoring and asset management solutions provider, RF Code have been

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New Jersey Pushes Big Data Bill To Enhance Capabilities As A Leader In Innovation

Experts in the U.S. state of New Jersey believe that the conception of data sources and the resultant deluge of digital data is affecting all sectors of industry, academia and society. Underlying obstacles with the collection, management and analysis of troves of data sets permeate many industry sectors in New

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Chicago: Improving City Life With Big Data
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Follow @DataconomyMedia A report from The Chicago Council on Global Affairs was released this month aiming to tackle the question of how big data can be used in municipal and government decision-making. Using specific examples from the City of Chicago, the report suggests that as cities become more populated, officials will have to

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