In the latest Networked Society film, I discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the 21st century city together with various leading city-thinkers. We also discuss how ICT is helping achieve sustainable solutions.
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Last year, there were floods, earthquakes, hurricanes and bushfires, and many people most probably found themselves in situations where they were lost, scared and ill informed. Imagine if they had had a rescue or emergency app that could have helped them in their time of need?
As 2011 drew to a close, Ericsson ConsumerLab identified the hottest consumer trends for 2012 and beyond. And, when asked what I expected the most important changes to be this year, it struck me that although everyone knows that smartphones are popular, very few seem to grasp the enormous implications these devices are having for [...]
At this year’s CES it’s proving to be more about the intangible, such as applications and connectivity, than the tangible. In this video I talk about the importance of being able to access content from anywhere at any time and on any gadget.
During the last Volvo Ocean Race, I was lucky enough to travel the world while also leading the delivery of the race’s next generation of multimedia solutions. We made Facebook, Twitter and Google Earth part of the race experience for the first time, and also provided real-time access to video of the race via mobile [...]
When I was young, dating – or at least trying to date – consisted of slipping a note into a girl’s locker, or shuffling nervously towards her to ask her out with my friends offering humiliating support in the background.
What was the best application of 2011? It’s not an easy question. What makes something “best”? Does it have to change the world, or at least someone’s life? What if it just keeps a six-year-old entertained for 30 minutes?
The holiday season is upon us. Have you noticed any changes your behavior this year?
COP 17 in Durban is now over, but the winners of the Transformative Step of the Day initiative made a lasting impression towards a low carbon economy. It’s been quite a journey – one I’d like to share with you today.
Commuting is just one issue that the cities of the future will face. But it is also an important one. How can we make the commute faster, better and more enjoyable?