The paper explores how the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain technology can benefit sharing economy applications.
This paper analyses the state of ICTs in Nigeria and the contributions to the country’s socio-economic development
Moving from the traditional approach of cities as "places" to cities as platforms imply many changes, but being a first needed mentality and approach one a key step towards success.
Using innovative strategies to try to increase citizens' participation in smart cities.
Security and privacy remain to be at the center of concern when talking about smart cities. The huge amount of individual's information might put in jeopardy efficiency and targeted solutions.
A new approach in which data is established in data sets and set with other correlating ones, to gain a broader perspective and be able to identify the real needs through the correlated information.
Privacy, autonomy, and freedom of choice have always been some goals to which individuals have aspired. The fear that massive data collection might eradicate it can be stopped if dealt with properly.
Smart cities and its infrastructures are designed to make citizen's lives easier and improved. Nevertheless, security and user consent are key elements to be dealt with.
Privacy and how to ensure it is the cornerstone of this paper, where Edwards reiterates the need for regulation of the three hardest issues for modern privacy law to regulate: IoT, big data and Cloud.
How to use big data in order to keep on improving cities and the experience that citizens get out of it remains a challenge for urbes worldwide.