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Trends In Mobile Accessibility: Artificial Intelligence and Smart Cities

Trends In Mobile Accessibility: Artificial Intelligence and Smart Cities

The 7th M-Enabling Summit opened its doors to around 600 participants from 30 countries. The opening panel on Artificial Intelligence (AI) heard representatives of Microsoft, Amazon and Oath (the company coming out of the merger of AOL and yahoo) talk about the immense and exciting potential of AI. These included how Amazon’s Alexa is helping in speech therapy for autistic…

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There Is No Such Thing as a Smart City

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The term “smart city” is interesting yet not important, because nobody defines it. “Smart” is a snazzy political label used by a modern alliance of leftist urbanites and tech industrialists. To deem yourself “smart” is to make the NIMBYites and market-force people look stupid.Smart-city devotees all over this world will agree that London is particularly smart. Why? London is a…

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Top 11 #SmartCity Trends for 2018

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Thank you Kenn for sharing this informative article: “Top 10 #SmartCity Trends for 2018. We’d like to add: “Top Trend #11” — See the comment just below your article from from Darren Bates. https://t.co/x4n3Dd228l  @DLBLLC #pwd #disabilities @disabilityscoop @FocusOnCities @Forbes pic.twitter.com/1oiyBKi076 — Smart Cities Library™ (@SmartCitiesL) January 8, 2018

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Can universities prepare ‘smart city engineers’ for tomorrow’s smart cities? – Study International

Can universities prepare ‘smart city engineers’ for tomorrow’s smart cities? – Study International

25892 By 2050 smart cities will be everywhere. How can universities prepare students for this? Source: Lu-Lu/Unspash.com Can universities prepare ‘smart engineers’ for tomorrow’s smart cities? Share buttons made by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.5 Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.5The future of our cities is undoubtedly smart. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automated Learning are set to revolutionise the way…

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6 trends that will define smart cities in 2018 | @smartcitiesdive

6 trends that will define smart cities in 2018 | Smart Cities Dive

  Feature 6 trends that will define smart cities in 2018 • Published Jan. 3, 2018 A new year tends to be a time for renewal in many aspects, with a particular focus on improvement. Whether resolutions involve kicking old habits or beginning a new activity, the changes usually all come back to advancement. The same holds true in the…

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Accessible Tech Unleashes Opportunities across Multiple Disabilities – @microassit

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  This issue: A journalist paralyzed for more than twenty years uses a high-tech exoskeleton to walk, new glasses enable a man born without optic nerves to read the abundance of text in his environment, and accessible computer applications provide a voice to a young college author and presenter with cerebral palsy. The suits center around claims that credit unions’…

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10 Smart Cities Twitter Accounts to Follow Now! | Smart Cities Dive

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Stay connected on social media by adding these informative accounts to your news feed. Source: 10 smart cities-related Twitter accounts to follow right now | Smart Cities Dive If you’re in the business of building smart, sustainable cities, you’re probably thinking about tech, internet access and social media. Yet with so many topics to pay attention to, it may be…

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Smart Cities Council | Digital skills are creating new opportunities for people with disabilities

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Inclusion Summit Yoo, who is Senior VP for Corporate Affairs at Cisco, says over the years Cisco’s Networking Academy has benefited over 3,000 students with disabilities and the company has made a commitment to more than triple that number in the next five years. “We believe that helping people with disabilities develop technical skills is a win-win,” writes Woo. “It…

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