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Blockchain and Liveable Cities

Blockchain’s applications in the world today show concrete examples of how it promises to transform dramatically the way we live. We all want to live in a place that is resilient to disasters as well as environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable. But the realities of overpopulation, pollution, inefficient public services, inadequate infrastructure, among others, are […]

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Malaysia and Its Smart City Ambitions

Increasing pollution, worsening congestion, and inadequate services have sadly become everyday realities. These, along with many others, are the problems smart cities promise to solve. Smart city is a designation given to a particular area that uses information and communication technologies to manage resources and services more efficiently. Malaysian cities are transforming into smart cities. […]

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Digital Twins and the Smart City Framework

Let us define the terms first to paint a clearer picture of the futuristic world created by the applications of these two concepts. Digital twins, as further elaborated in an article published by Forbes, pertain to the precise, digital representations of physical assets, people, systems or processes. It enables the replication of the engineering data […]