Untangling Smart Cities

Untangling Smart Cities: From Utopian Dreams to Innovation Systems for a Technology-Enabled Urban Sustainability helps all key stakeholders understand the complex and often conflicting nature of smart city research, offering valuable insights for designing and implementing strategies to improve the smart city decision-making processes. The book drives the reader to a better theoretical and practical comprehension of smart city development, beginning with a thorough and systematic analysis of the research literature published to date. It addition, it provides an in-depth understanding of the entire smart city knowledge domain, revealing a deeply rooted division in its cognitive-epistemological structure as identified by bibliometric insights. Users will find a book that fills the knowledge gap between theory and practice using case study research and empirical evidence drawn from cities considered leaders in innovative smart city practices. Provides clarity on smart city concepts and strategies Presents a systematic literature analysis on the state-of-the-art of smart cities' research using bibliometrics combined with practical applications Offers a comprehensive and systematic analysis of smart cities research produced during its first three decades Generates a strong connection between theory and practice by providing the scientific knowledge necessary to approach the complex nature of smart cities Documents five main development pathways for smart cities development, serving the needs of city managers and policymakers with concrete advice and guidance

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  • Author : Luca Mora
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 414 pages
  • ISBN : 0128154780
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Untangling Smart Cities

Untangling Smart Cities
  • Author : Luca Mora,Mark Deakin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 June 2019
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Untangling Smart Cities: From Utopian Dreams to Innovation Systems for a Technology-Enabled Urban Sustainability helps all key stakeholders understand the complex and often conflicting nature of smart city research, offering valuable insights for designing and implementing strategies to improve the smart city decision-making processes. The book drives the reader to a better theoretical and practical comprehension of smart city development, beginning with a thorough and systematic analysis of the research literature published to date. It addition, it provides an in-depth

Untangling Smart Cities

Untangling Smart Cities
  • Author : Mark Deakin,Luca Mora
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 July 2019
GET THIS BOOKUntangling Smart Cities

Untangling Smart Cities: From Theory to Practice helps all key stakeholders understand the complex and often conflicting nature of smart city research, offering valuable insights for designing and implementing strategies to improve the smart city decision-making processes. The book drives the reader to a better theoretical and practical comprehension of smart city development, beginning with a thorough and systematic analysis of the research literature published to date. The book provides an in-depth understanding of the entire smart city knowledge domain,

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The Cure for Everything
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  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release : 09 April 2013
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A bold look at how commercial agendas distort the real science behind health and fitness studies and misinform the public about how to live a healthy life. Researcher Timothy Caulfield talks with experts in medicine, pharmaceuticals, health and fitness, and even tries out many of the health fads himself, in order to test their scientific validity, dispel the myths, and illuminate the path to better health.

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Blockchain for Smart Cities
  • Author : Saravanan Krishnan,Valentina Emilia Balas,Julie Golden,Y. Harold Robinson,Raghvendra Kumar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 25 August 2021
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Focusing on different tools, platforms, and techniques, Blockchain and the Smart City: Infrastructure and Implementation uses case studies from around the world to examine blockchain deployment in diverse smart city applications. The book begins by examining the fundamental theories and concepts of blockchain. It looks at key smart cities’ domains such as banking, insurance, healthcare, and supply chain management. It examines Using case studies for each domain, the book looks at payment mechanisms, fog/edge computing, green computing, and algorithms

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  • Author : Federico Cugurullo
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 16 May 2021
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This book tells the story of visionary urban experiments, shedding light on the theories that preceded their development and on the monsters that followed and might be the end of our cities. The narrative is threefold and delves first into the eco-city, second the smart city and third the autonomous city intended as a place where existing smart technologies are evolving into artificial intelligences that are taking the management of the city out of the hands of humans. The book

Sustainable Smart City Transitions

Sustainable Smart City Transitions
  • Author : Luca Mora
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 24 February 2022
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This book enhances the reader's understanding of the theoretical foundations, sociotechnical assemblage, and governance mechanisms of sustainable smart city transitions. Drawing on empirical evidence stemming from existing smart city research, the book begins by advancing a theory of sustainable smart city transitions, which forms bridges between smart city development studies and some of the key assumptions underpinning transition management and system innovation research, human geography, spatial planning, and critical urban scholarship. This interdisciplinary theoretical formulation details how smart city transitions

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  • Author : Victoria Abbott Riccardi
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release : 18 December 2008
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Two years out of college and with a degree from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, Victoria Riccardi left a boyfriend, a rent-controlled New York City apartment, and a plum job in advertising to move to Kyoto to study kaiseki, the exquisitely refined form of cooking that accompanies the formal Japanese tea ceremony. She arrived in Kyoto, a city she had dreamed about but never seen, with two bags, an open-ended plane ticket, and the ability to speak only sushi-bar Japanese.

Weaving a Family

Weaving a Family
  • Author : Barbara Katz Rothman
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release : 01 May 2006
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Weaving together the sociological, the historical, and the personal, Barbara Katz Rothman looks at the contemporary American family through the lens of race, race through the lens of adoption, and all-race, family, and adoption-within the context of the changing meanings of motherhood.

A Matter of Scale

A Matter of Scale
  • Author : Preston Charles Urka
  • Publisher : Greenleaf Book Group
  • Release : 27 April 2021
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Read this book and help create a better future Climate change affects us all. The manner in which we generate power globally—predominately burning high-carbon fuels—releases carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, worsening climate change, and we must do something to change that. In A Matter of Scale, Preston Urka untangles the scope of electricity consumption on our planet, the technology choices, society's need for power, and most importantly the vast scale of electricity generation. This book will give

Playable Cities

Playable Cities
  • Author : Anton Nijholt
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 October 2016
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This book addresses the topic of playable cities, which use the ‘smartness’ of digital cities to offer their citizens playful events and activities. The contributions presented here examine various aspects of playable cities, including developments in pervasive and urban games, the use of urban data to design games and playful applications, architecture design and playability, and mischief and humor in playable cities. The smartness of digital cities can be found in the sensors and actuators that are embedded in their

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  • Author : Ayana Byrd,Lori Tharps
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release : 15 April 2014
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Two world wars, the Civil Rights movement, and a Jheri curl later, Blacks in America continue to have a complex and convoluted relationship with their hair. From the antebellum practice of shaving the head in an attempt to pass as a "free" person to the 1998 uproar over a White third-grade teacher's reading of the book Nappy Hair, the issues surrounding African American hair continue to linger as we enter the twenty-first century. Hair Story is a historical and anecdotal exploration

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  • Author : Peter Newman,Isabella Jennings
  • Publisher : Island Press
  • Release : 26 September 2012
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Modern city dwellers are largely detached from the environmental effects of their daily lives. The sources of the water they drink, the food they eat, and the energy they consume are all but invisible, often coming from other continents, and their waste ends up in places beyond their city boundaries. Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems shows how cities and their residents can begin to reintegrate into their bioregional environment, and how cities themselves can be planned with nature’s organizing principles

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The Future of Museum and Gallery Design
  • Author : Suzanne MacLeod,Tricia Austin,Jonathan Hale,Oscar Ho Hing-Kay
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 18 June 2018
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The Future of Museum and Gallery Design explores new research and practice in museum design. Placing a specific emphasis on social responsibility, in its broadest sense, the book emphasises the need for a greater understanding of the impact of museum design in the experiences of visitors, in the manifestation of the vision and values of museums and galleries, and in the shaping of civic spaces for culture in our shared social world. The chapters included in the book propose a

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  • Author : Conor Dougherty
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 18 February 2020
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