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On Jan 11, 2021
@RuthbeaClarke shared
What does #resiliency mean in light of #covidー19 for #smartcities? Some ideas in the article below from GCN. https://t.co/wA74KsHjMY
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The path to post-pandemic smart cities

The path to post-pandemic smart cities

After addressing networking and collaboration issues, cities should expect economic slowdowns, budget reductions, a return to growth and the eventual return to what IDC calls “the next ...

On Jan 8, 2021
@innovateuk shared
RT @Karla_Jakeman: Congratulations @SlingshotSims Press Release: Government Invests in UK’s Largest Digital Twin Platform @GeospatialC @innovateuk https://t.co/dNY0bespyc via @SlingshotSims
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Press Release: Government Invests in UK’s Largest Digital Twin Platform

Press Release: Government Invests in UK’s Largest Digital Twin Platform

UK Government backs startup Slingshot Simulations on one of the world's largest Digital Twin projects alongisde Arup, BT, Leeds, York, and Hull

On Jan 7, 2021
@smartcitiesdive shared
Several high-profile construction projects are scheduled for completion or to hit major milestones in cities across the United States this year. https://t.co/oSVKSwwHJq
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7 urban construction projects to watch in 2021

7 urban construction projects to watch in 2021

Several high-profile jobs are scheduled for completion or are set to hit major milestones soon. Here are some that are sure to make headlines this year.

On Jan 7, 2021
@EUSmartCities shared
January will be an informative month! @SPARCSeu begins on Jan 21st with a webinar series on topics related to #sustainableenergy & zero carbon communities. In the 1st webinar, SPARCS will introduce & explain its replication strategy. Sign up & get inspired:https://t.co/G0N1uZSBOS https://t.co/x57BfW0QQn
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SPARCS Replication Strategy Webinar

SPARCS Replication Strategy Webinar

To begin with, we are excited to invite you to participate in the SPARCS first webinar, where we will introduce and explain the SPARCS Replication strategy. SPARCS is a Horizon …

On Jan 7, 2021
@UrbanBreezes shared
New urban use cases to propel cities' rapid uptake of digital twins https://t.co/rFbTojahD5
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New urban use cases to propel cities' rapid uptake of digital twins

New urban use cases to propel cities' rapid uptake of digital twins

Key factors behind the growth of digital twins include Covid-19 requirements in terms of achieving increased resilience levels and optimised asset and demand-response resource management.

On Jan 11, 2021
@smartcitiesdive shared
🚨 Ep. 1 of our new podcast, City Surveillance Watch, is now live.🚨 Follow @KateKayeReports as she speaks to surveillance pros like @TylerJChandler and @b_haddy, exploring the question: When does a smart city become overly surveilled? https://t.co/TNTr1BMZTh
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City Surveillance Watch: Balancing Act

City Surveillance Watch: Balancing Act

In this first episode of City Surveillance Watch, a new limited podcast series, reporter Kate Kaye explores the inherent dichotomy of data-hungry technologies that, while promising to make ...

On Jan 8, 2021
@smartcitiesdive shared
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has been nominated to be President-elect Biden's Labor Secretary. https://t.co/bKolw7ssac
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Biden taps Boston Mayor Walsh for labor secretary

Biden taps Boston Mayor Walsh for labor secretary

Mayor Marty Walsh, who was recently named chair of Climate Mayors, will "usher in a new era of worker power," said the Biden-Harris Transition team.

On Jan 5, 2021
@UrbanBreezes shared
Increased Remote Work Could Mean Big Changes for Cities @APA_Planning https://t.co/jJrpMDSjog
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Increased Remote Work Could Mean Big Changes for Cities

Increased Remote Work Could Mean Big Changes for Cities

The COVID-19 crisis has merely accelerated a transformation of work life that has been decades in the making.