A postcard from Yinchuan

Earlier this year, in September, I was lucky enough to have my third visit to the City of Yinchuan in China, for the TM Forum Smart City InFocus conference. The three-day event brought together over 800 C-level executives and government officials from all […]

Smarter cities: The only way is AI?

As writer William Gibson put it: “The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed.” Many of us are interacting with artificial intelligence (AI) on a daily basis, from Netflix recommending our next binge-watch to Uber connecting us […]

One small leap…

Many cities have opened their data to provide more insight into city operations, but the next step is to make the leap to true data economies. I talked to Geoff Snelson, Director of Strategy & Futures, Milton Keynes Council; Jarkko Oksala, […]

Why smart city infrastructure is going green

My latest article was recently published on Smart Cities World. I interviewed architect Stefano Boeri, Chicago’s Chief Resilience Officer, Palo Alto’s Urban Forester,  UI Labs’ City Digital and more. An article I really enjoyed researching! The word ‘infrastructure’ doesn’t exactly get […]

We have lift off

I am spending some of my time as editor for a new aviation site, FINN. Last week we were reporting from the EBACE business aviation event in Geneva. FINN is an exciting project because we are focusing on video-led analysis […]

Your city is printing now

I am excited that my first article for Smart Cities World was published recently. It’s about how 3D printing is affecting construction and the impact that will have on our cities and the way we live. It sounds pretty sci-fi […]