Cities Flirt with Blockchain
The emergence of blockchain technology—featuring immutability, openness and fairness—provides efficient solutions to some of the pressing problems we encounter in today’s cities, such as supply chain management, financial systems, e-voting and even refugee management. MODERATOR: Teena Maddox, Senior Writer, CBS Interactive SPEAKERS: Jason Kelley, General Manager, Blockchain Services, IBM Louise Keely, Principal, EY Chris Rittler, CEO, Cape
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The Future of Section 230
Section 230 makes the speaker, not the host platform responsible for online speech. This law enables free speech and US tech leadership. What happens if Section 230 is weakened or goes away?
Location-Based AI Enabling a Mobile and Efficient Future
How can AI help us enhance mobility, from improving traffic congestion to managing fleets? HERE Technologies, a global leader in mapping and location-based services, demonstrates how training AI on geospatial data can provide insights and solutions.
The Ag Tech Ecosystem
Entrepreneurs and industry visionaries will explore how advanced agricultural tech is tackling problems resulting from climate change, population growth and more.
Network Infrastructure Is Key to Smart Cities
Industry studies predicts that 70% of IoT devices will use cellular connections by 2022. Explore how smart cities are focused on robust and reliable network connectivity for optimal communication.
Renewable Energy Takes Center Stage
Renewable energy is poised to revolutionize the world’s energy supply. Visionaries and venture capitalists have invested billions in clean energy while cities are targeting higher goals of renewable energies to help combat climate change.
Blending New Tech and Aging Infrastructure in Smart Cities
City officials face the challenges of aging infrastructure and how to fix their crumbling streets, sewers and subways. Striving for improvement through renewal, cities are repurposing existing infrastructure and adding tech for smart city solutions.