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Planning Better Cities With AI And Big Data—Part One

Our cities are growing at an uncontrollable rate. The UN estimates that there are now 33 megacities with a population of over 10 million, (five in India and six—or more—in China), and the largest city in the world, Tokyo, has close to 37.5 million people.

As cities sprawl into green space and their inhabitants endure increasingly cramped and polluted conditions, accurate planning about how urban spaces function is more important than ever. With the climate crisis looming, data and new technology could be our best option to create more livable and sustainable cities. Part one of this series will focus on visualizing how cities are growing, how to plan them more accurately and sustainably, and explore how smart technologies can make cities more efficient now and in the future.

Source: forbes.com
Author: Charles Towers-Clark

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