Editor's Blog

Melony, our editor, loves to give her take on how smart cities are evolving. Her weekly blog gives a small insight into her thinking on each weeks news that comes across her desk.

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Featured Stories

The winds of change

The winds of change

The UK is the windiest country in Europe. It’s been a leader in offshore wind power since 2008, with more installed capacity than any other nation

Dry January and a sober state of mind

Dry January and a sober state of mind

I’m in a sober frame of mind and there’s serious work to be done!

Happy holidays and a prediction!

Happy holidays and a prediction!

It’s the last newsletter of the year

The paradox of being

The paradox of being

In a world of 24/7 comms, it seems people are at record levels of disconnection

Online life

Online life

Online is where we shop, socialise and find love. Increasingly too, information and communications technologies are transforming the public sector

India: white knuckle driving

India: white knuckle driving

Before higher mobility thinking can be implemented, the fundamentals need to be addressed. In Goa the stats speak for themselves.

Barcelona and long term planning

Barcelona and long term planning

The message in Barcelona was, with so many challenging issues facing us, all cities have to work together

Competition and collaboration

Competition and collaboration

The UK’s smart city movement has experienced robust, forward momentum in the last 18 months

Safety by numbers

Safety by numbers

The big question for us all is can technology make our cities safer?

Blade Runner & living the dream

Blade Runner & living the dream

We accept what’s coming – drones, driverless cars, AI, AR, Hyperloop, commercial space travel et al – with a sense of inevitability rather than incredulity