Video of the Day: Thinking Cities
A new documentary explores the world's exploding urbanization. The documentary (created by Ericcson), looks at how cities can operate more efficiently and sustainably. According to Future Cape Town blog:
The world population is expected to soar to more than 9 billion people by 2050, with roughly 70 percent living in cities. At the same time, Information Communications Technology (ICT) is extending its reach.
These parallel trends are intersecting at a time in which the world faces serious economic, environmental, and social challenges in achieving a more sustainable development. Thinking Cities explores the challenges and opportunities of urbanization in the Networked Society.