Author | Jaime RamosScience fiction is a genre in itself that combines various narratives and styles. The motivations of the characters, the different storylines and even the somewhat profound philosophical sources stem from the combination of fantasy and science. A combination which, naturally, has influenced the urban nature of human beings, outlining the cities of the future. And, as in the past it was said that art imitates life, now it is life that imitates art.Science fiction cities can be extensions of real cities or worlds created from scratch. Both concepts coincide in providing urban solutions that have ended up becoming a reality or which, at least, contribute to the creation of a prevention culture with regard to political, social or environmental challenges. We have selected a few examples from the countless list of cities that have appeared in science fiction.
Metaverse and smart cities: potential or vaporware?
10 Best IoT Industry 4.0 Implementations
Moving home? Here’s what to do with your smart home devices
Bill Gates on the Next 40 Years in Technology
Strengthening digital infrastructure: A policy agenda for free and open source software
Reykjavík to Become 1 of 100 Climate-Neutral European Cities
Dubai: A tech-driven smart city
Urban and sub-urban disparities in health outcomes among patients with COVID-19; a cross-sectional study of 234 418 patients in Iran
How to Invest in 5G
How Cities Are Using Digital Twins Like a SimCity for Policymakers
IRIS Sentinel, Quamtra Smart Waste Management and WeLight Smart Lighting by Wellness TechGroup
Flexibility is key when navigating the future of 6G
Artificial Intelligence aids to diagnose mild cognitive impairment that progresses to Alzheimer's
How Technology and Smart Buildings Will Support the Daunting Retrofit Challenge
Cities and videogames: an unexpectedly constructive relationship
Is Big Data dangerous for our cities?
Madrid Mobility 360: EMT integrated solution to MAAS
Internationalization of technology-based startups: The case of GO4CLIC, from La Plata (Argentina) to Barcelona (Spain)
Flying drones and cities: a complicated relationship
PARADOX ENGINEERING: What about Cybersecurity in Smart IoT Cities?
Smart ticketing: the revolution for the tickets of the future or just an anti-COVID measure?
6 inventions that shaped city life
Surveillance cameras in public spaces: are they a good idea?
What are smart hotels and what technology do they use?
Technology to improve citizens’ lives: the case of the Montevideo beaches
What is an urban operating system?
IoT security solutions: How to prevent IoT attacks?
The six most groundbreaking urban innovations of 2021
Why Corporate Innovation Needs Transformation
What is the Internet of Things or IoT? Definition and examples
Accelerating Cities' Digital Transformation with Technologies
What is digital infrastructure and examples of its application
How to stay connected in an ever growing digital world
Governing the twin transition: Transforming today’s challenges into future opportunities
AI & CITIES
Proprietary or open-source software? Arguments in favor and against
What are the three main goals of database lifecycle management (DLM)?
Governments in digital transformation: five areas of action
What is a smart factory and how will it impact industry?
How digitalization is transforming government in emerging economies
Medical apps for patients: how can they improve public health?
Velodyne, NavVis and Qualcomm Technologies Working Together to Build Smart Cities Faster
The 10 most innovative companies in artificial intelligence
In battle with U.S., China to focus on 7 ‘frontier’ technologies from chips to brain-computer fusion
Vintage technology: 'It sounds so much cleaner'
Designers in Tech: How Architecture Is Unlocking the Potential of New Emerging Technologies
Treat Smart City Tech like Sewers, or Better
Emerging technologies can foster an inclusive COVID-19 recovery
Shopping with delivery robots arrives in cities
Technology for smart cities: the pillars of urban planning of the future
Recommended profiles for you
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Student Smart Cities UAB Barcelona
Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of São Paulo
Murat Umit Ilgazi
Unique ID is focused on the research and development of RAIN RFID and IoT technologies
B2B SALES DIRETCTOR
Falah Hasbi Assidiqi Falah
Researcher for the new technologies
GOBIERNO AUTÓNOMO DECENTRALIZADO DEL DISTRITO METROPOLITANO DE QUITO
DIRECTOR METROPOLITANO DE SERVICIOS CIUDADANOS
Sai Madhav Ankem