Future Cities: 42 Insights and Interviews with Influencers, Startups, Investors

Kobo ebook | October 10, 2015

Future Cities: 42 Insights and Interviews with Influencers, Startups, Investors

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Smart cities, drones, 3D printing, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, driverless cars, and other innovations that used to be sci-fi just a few years ago.


By 2030 nearly 70% of the world’s population will be residents of a city. That means 3 billion more people will be living in cities in the next 30 years. Our generation is destined to witness an incredible number of new cities and new buildings built to host our new neighbours. Once these cities are built, they won’t be built again. And they won’t be changed easily either.

I’ve travelled to 23 countries in person and even more than that digitally through my email and Skype. I don’t have all the answers – nobody does – but I’ve collected many tools along the road. These tools may help me and you to understand trends of what’s happening, and give us a competitive advantage in this ever-changing world.

Enjoy the interviews. I’ll be here waiting for your feedback. If you don’t agree, I welcome any challenge. This isn’t a one-way conversation, after all. This is a global game.

– Stefano L. Tresca


- Would You Like to Share Your Story?
- The Secret Life of an Uber Driver
- The Future Is a Megacity
- One Drone in Every Home
- 3D Printing. Bones, Clothes and the Third Industrial Revolution
- Sex and Robots: Do Humans Dream of Electric Mates?
- What Is a Smart City?
- When the Police Invented the Radio (A Short History of the Mobile Network)
- Where Can I Buy My Knight Rider? Insights on Driverless Cars
- Robots and Jobs
- How Millennials Are Going to Reshape the Cities
- Present and Future of the Internet of Things
- A Tale of Two Cities: From the Car Economy to the Internet of Everything
- A New Kind of Money Is Reshaping the Cities
- Crowdfunding in Future Cities
- Crowdfunding in Future Cities Part 2 (Kickstarter Analysis)
- Star Trek Was Wrong (and It's Not a Matter of Technology)
- Songdo, the Story of an Artificial Creature
- Future Cities Events and Conferences
- Top Twitter Accounts in Future Cities
- Future Cities Accelerators and Institutions
- Horseshoe Nails


- Guo Bai (China)
- Simon Menashy (MMC Ventures)
- Minerva Tantoco (New York City CTO)
- Milos Milisavljevic (Strawberry Energy)
- Thomas Davies (Seedrs)
- Adeo Ressi (Founder Institute)
- Hon. Jerry MacArthur Hultin
- Kyrill Zlobenko (Ecozy)
- Rohit Talwar (Fast Future)
- Tom Samodol (PayProp)
- Jimmy Garcia-Meza
- Simone Tarantino (Inspect Manager)
- Eric van der Kleij (Level39 / Cognicity)
- Domenico Colucci (Nextome)
- Nicolas Steiner
- Patrick Morselli (WeWork)
- Goncalo Agra Amorin (BGI / MIT Portugal)
- James Swanston (Voyage Control)
- Nic Shulman (Block Dox)
- Michel Willems (BimBimBikes)
- Laurence Kemball-Cook (Pavegen)
- Fabien Girerd (Jooxter)
- Calum Chace
- Jarkko Hämäläinen (Intelle Innovations)
- Bill Clee & Peter Jaco (Asset Mapping)
- João Marques Fernandes (CityKeys)
- Alex Siljanovski (Basestone)
- Freddie Talberg (Pie Mapping)
- Hamish Watson (Polysolar)
- Miguel Rodrigues (Cities2020 Brazil)
- Paul Sheedy (Reward Technology)
- Justin Lyon (Simudyne)
- Alberto Brogi (VisLab)
- Karim Fahssis (ZephyTools)
- Pietro Martani (Copernico)
- Sandra Sassow (SEaB)

Title:Future Cities: 42 Insights and Interviews with Influencers, Startups, InvestorsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 10, 2015Publisher:Seahorse PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0993109551

ISBN - 13:9780993109553

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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