Links da Semana #24

City of Barcelona Deploys Big Data BI Solution to Improve Lives and Create a Smart City Template

“If both citizens and civil servants use the same informations,we get go together to look better solutions”

Smart Law for Smart Cities – Anthony Townsend keynote

“I really started to be almost obsessed with trying to understand the risks of the all smart infraestructure system”

How Your Location Data Is Being Used to Predict the Events You Will Want to Attend

“The next generation of recommendation engines will use your location data to suggest music festivals, sporting events, and conferences you will want to attend.”

IoT: Experts to Follow on Twitter

Internet of Things. If you’ve been listening, it’s sounding more like Internet of Everything. And it’s such a huge subject that it’s tough to separate marketing fluff from expert opinion. So, we decided to compile a list of the most influential voices who are talking about it on Twitter.


10 Failed Utopian Cities That Influenced the Future

“Some of the most famous cities in history were never built. These 10 Utopian cities may have been failures, but they expressed our ideas about what the future of human civilization could look like. And many ideas contained in them continue to influence us today.”

Why data science matters to Foursquare

“Since an update in August, Foursquare users now spend 30% longer with the app. Why? It’s fairly straightforward: users no longer have to start the conversation with the app by checking in. Instead, when they reach a location, users receive a push notification with tips from previous visitors.”