Future Cities Digest #16 ‘revision edition’ (13.03.2014)

by Lukasz Alwast

A short summary of the themes and stories which emerged in the last 8 weeks:

We’ve also picked-up on the following, interesting publications:

Internet of Things (Frog)
Operationalizing the Buzz: Big Data 2013 (Pentaho)
How Can Cities Nurture Cultural Entrepreneurs (The Kaufmann Foundation)
100 Data Innovation (The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation)
Cities Outlook 2014 (Centre for Cities)
2013 Global Go To Think Tank Report (University of Pennsylvania)
Climate Action in Megacities Version 2.0. (C40 Cities & Arup)
Emerging trends in Real Estate: Europe (PWC & Urban Land Institute)
Big & open data in Europe: A growing engine or missed opportunity? (Demos Europa)
What Do the Best Entrepreneurs Want In A City (Endeavour Insights)
Metro Growth: The UK’s economic opportunity (City Growth Commission)
Chicago Open Data Annual Report 2013 (Chicago City Council)
Smart city framework: guide for establishing strategies for smart cities and communities (BSI)
Climate change and social justice: an evidence review (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)
Infrastructure Investment Policy Blueprint (World Economic Forum)

& books

Public Space in Urban Asia, W. SW. Lim
Smart Communities: How Citizens and Local Leaders Use Strategic Thinking to Build a Brighter FutureS. Z. Moorse
The City as Interface: How New Media Are Changing the City, M. d. Vaal
The second machine age: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, E. Brynjolfson & A. McAfee
Visualizing the Data City: Social Media as a Source of Knowledge for Urban Planning and Management, L. Simeone, G. Lupi, P. Ciuccarelli
The Moment of Clarity: Using the Human Sciences to Solve Your Toughest Business Problems, C. Madsjberg, M. Rasmussen