smart cities

Phones Are Just The Tip Of The 5G Iceberg

5G is not just an incremental upgrade to existing networks, but a radically new approach to communication.


Simulations and edge computing could help to tame some of the complexities of cities and make them more livable places for all, says Charles Catlett, director of the Urban Center for Computation and Data at the University of Chicago.

Keeping Smart City Algorithms Accountable

Although artificial intelligence promises to give city planners unprecedented insight into urban life, humans must remain involved in decision making.

Where The Entire City Is The Laboratory

By combining mobile sensing and computing, SMU’s LiveLabs Urban Lifestyle Innovation Platform used Singapore as a city-scale testbed for new social analytics technologies.

The Smart City—No Risk, No Reward

Smart city collaborations are complex initiatives that often fail; yet, valuable lessons can be taken from these failures.

Universities And Governments: Partnering For Possibilities

There is no place for silos in the smart cities of the future, said experts at the QS in Conversation seminar on university-public sector partnerships held at SMU.

Setting The Pace Of Public-Private Partnerships

Smart city collaborations between the public and private sectors require a careful balance of speed, innovation and risk management.

Singapore’s Smart City Secret Sauce

Nimble authorities, a commitment to transformation and a focus on partnerships are some of the reasons why Singapore is one of the smartest cities around.

Raising A City’s IQ

Smart cities represent a tremendous opportunity to improve the lives of millions, but many technical challenges stand in the way. Here’s how high performance computing is being used to address several of the most difficult ones.

5 Ways Supercomputers Make Cities Smart

Supercomputers are helping urban planners run simulations, make predictions and build models, bringing the dream of a smart city closer to reality.