Dubai and Abu Dhabi are two vibrant cities in the volatile Middle East which possess a different type of vision for the future. While they have been fiercely competitive in the past, geography and global markets will bring them together in the 21st century as a connected mega metropolis " Abu-Dubai " , connecting the world.
By combining and analyzing open data sets on meteorological conditions and previous disasters, a Dutch research team is deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning to better deliver disaster relief.
Perhaps the most fast-paced city in the world, New York City's system for subway ticketing and payment is slowing commuters down. Two brothers from Washington Heights have developed a mobile solution that they're hoping will win the City's tender for a tech-upgrade to the iconic subway system. Continuing our #CreativeCitiesUSA series, we speak to Roger and Jeffrey Flores about Metroki and the startup ecosystem in the Big Apple.
As phone booths in cities across the world fall into disuse, entrepreneurs in the British capital are transforming these antiquated relics of pre-mobile times into everything from public art to Smartphone repair stations.