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Tag: Cities

A future of automation

What does automation mean for the future of mining, agriculture, cities and the future of jobs? A discussion with Hugh Durrant-Whyte, Chief Scientific Adviser at the UK Ministry of Defence.

The Future, This Week 20 October 2017

This week: why exponential growth is big, remember eBay? and is Uber changing cities.

People take to their bikes when we make it safer and easier for them

The evidence suggests a small investment in cycling infrastructure, combined with less punitive policing, would enable more Australians to escape daily traffic congestion.

Putting cities back into ‘smart cities’

Amidst growing fascination with the promise of digital technologies, do we really understand how to think strategically about cities?

The Future, This Week 13 April 2017

This week: why Google might soon use your beach selfies to sell sunglasses, cities are outbidding each other for the shiny new Hyperloop, and data science in the German Bundesliga.

Our big cities are engines of inequality, so how do we fix that?

Australia’s global cities are a very large part of the nation’s economic success, but they are also generating significantly unequal incomes.

Destination city

With the population of Australia’s capital cities growing rapidly, we ask how public transport will keep pace and whether we can maintain our prized ‘liveability’.


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