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Today CitySeeders has formally signed the City as a Platform Manifesto and joins the initial signatories which  include 40 major cities, regional and international government bodies, telecoms operators, technology firms and associations globally. The Manifesto sets out ten key principles to bring private and public sector together when deploying digital city platforms. Inspired by...

Today we are going to show you that the libraries are far from dying out.  In fact, there is a new form of libraries that is spreading as a global trend. Read on!

What do we do with the food that is too bad for eating, and not just selling? Or, with the remains of this food? It is still considered to be a waste. Read more...

There is a common concern that the civic crowdfunding will only intensify the inequality among the neighbourhoods. New research has something to say about that. Read more...

Anyone who has ever tried to find a parking spot in a middle of the city, knows how frustrating it can be sometimes. Cities like Helsinki have a solution for this. Read more...

It is no secret that the city life is stressful. It is fast, noisy, expensive and just demanding. People often feel the need to take a rest from this life, to escape it for a while. Urban planners are trying to respond to this. Read how the mental health became a main reason for the future urban planning...

While urban farming is not a novelty to New York City, a combination of public engagement and healthy lifestyle leaves enough space for the creativity. Read more about a great initiative...

In the times when the population is growing and the living space is becoming more and more condensed, urban planners must act smart. Should they focus on the city as a whole or the neighbourhoods? Read more...

there is evidence that the physical structure of a city reflects its economic success. Read more about it here.

The idea of eHealth has been around for a while, but it is within the context of smart cities that it becomes relevant for everyone. However, technology has changed the very meaning of the healthcare. Read to find out more...

Are our cities actually ready for the future? A newly published survey by PwCRussia ranks global cities according to their their readiness for the future. Read more...

We’re entering a future of tech workers living luxury lives in private cities isolated from the rest of the world, with corporations reaching the levels of power until now only held by cities and nation states. Whether we like that or not, economics states its inevitable. (TL;DR). This month,  Facebook announced they’re expanding  their campus in Menlo Park. In corporate lingo...

Researches did a study on Mumbai's Smart City plans. Using the extended urban metabolism mode, they discuss the environmental impact that the plans will have. Their conclusion is not a particularly optimistic one...

In their search for ways to reduce traffic and pollution, cities are adopting diverse solutions. One of them is introducing the congestion charges. Yet, it is not the most practical nor convenient method. One open source company has a perfect tool for this. Find out more!

Is the title confusing you? That is the intention of one artist from the city of Manchester: to provoke you how you think of the city. Read to find our more!

In the world of Smart Cities, high connectivity and instant communication, governments are seeking for ways to improve the quality and effectiveness of public services. Yet, it is far from clear to which extend do citizen really benefit from the open data and smart city initiatives. Read more...

Despite of usually missing from the general narratives about smart cities, certain cities in the Central and Eastern Europe are true hubs of innovation. Today, we introduce you to the city of Zagreb, Croatia...

In this age when technology is directing how government works and how our cities function, many citizens search for the information online. The truth is, however, that it is not quite clear how they should find it. A new platform might answer this...

Citizen engagement appears on political agendas as a trendy way that has to be fallowed. If you wonder if it is just another buzzword that will be eventually replaced by another one - you are not alone. We take a closer look at the challenges it brings. Continue reading to find out more...

Cities are live organisms and they are evolving every day. In the world of smart cities, change is a constant. Can you keep up? This list might help you out!

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