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Cities rise to the challenge

TALKING CHANGE: UK cities face mega-challenges, from climate change to ageing populations. In Leeds, innovators are working to build digital solutions – particularly with data – to address them. Julian Blake talks change in Yorkshire’s biggest city with two people helping to drive digital innovation there – Paul Connell of ODI Leeds and Emma Cheshire of Futurelabs and Dotforge. (more…)

Places

Talking change: future digital cities

TALKING CHANGE: Cities face major challenges ahead, like an ageing population, climate change and a lack of democratic engagement. Technology could and will help to address many of these challenges. Julian Blake visits Newcastle and talks to one of the UK’s most respected planners, alongside a true pioneer of internet of things, about the future of their home city.
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