Festival of the Future City 2017

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Smart Cities and Smart Citizens

Mara Balestrini, Léan Doody, Jarmo Eskelinen and Yu-Ih Hou

How do we make sure that smart cities involve citizens and bring together commercial and community uses? How do we maximise the value of Big Data at the same time as ensuring privacy and ethical use? Mara Balestrini (Research Lab, Ideas for Change and Fab Lab Barcelona), Léan Doody (Arup), Jarmo Eskelinen (Future Cities Catapult) and Yu-Ih Hou (Deputy Mayor, New Taipei City) discuss the issues.