Masdar near Abu Dhabi is the place to be for renewable energy and eco-friendly lifestyle
To be honest, I’ve never heard of this concept until reading this article. =.=a However, I do like the idea that technology can predict natural disasters so as to reduce calamities caused.
The urbanists meeting in London this week at the Urban Age conference should not forget that the utopias of the past have too often turned to nightmares
RIO DE JANEIRO
A more intelligent attempt to create a smart city comes from work currently under way in Rio de Janeiro. Rio has a long history of devastating flash floods, made worse socially by widespread poverty and violent crime. In the past people survived thanks to the complex tissues of local life; the new information technologies are now helping them, in a very different way to Masdar and Songdo.
Led by IBM, with help by Cisco and other subcontractors, the technologies have been applied to…
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