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Smart City. Just City – Tools for Justice

Justice, noun- the quality of being equitable, of moral righteousness, to uphold the justice of a cause. Smart, adjective- having or showing quick intelligence or ready mental capability. Tool, noun- an instrument of manual operation. Camila Jordan explores the compatibility of these concepts in relation to Rio de Janeiro and New York City. Read More

Land and Property Markets: Changing Perceptions in Nigeria

In the first part of a two-part blog, IHC Global Consultant and Principal of World Citizen Consulting Bill Endsley reflects on the growth, energy and sophistication of Lagos, Nigeria as an emerging economy – and why investors and stakeholders must change their perceptions of Nigeria as they invest in infrastructure development, affordable housing, and real estate markets in the “Century of Africa.” Read More

Smart City. Just City – Not just about the tech.

On March 24th, the Smart Cities Council announced that Baltimore numbered among ten finalist cities for its 2019 North American Smart Cities Readiness Challenge. Former Deputy Chief of Operations for the City of Baltimore and head of its Smart Cities Committee explains why it cities must not rush into smart technology projects that are not well planned, wrong for their communities, and ultimately doomed to fail. Read More