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3 Ways AI Has Gone Mainstream Without Anyone Noticing

Here are some examples of how mainstream AI is changing the world around us, in ways that most people probably haven't noticed.
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From Neolithic Privacy to Smart City Privacy

What can we learn about the origins of smart city privacy from what privacy meant in Neolithic cities? For one, privacy seems to be an intrinsic human need.
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Digital Twins vs. Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Building Information Modeling (BIM) focuses on a building's design and construction. A Digital Twin represents how people interact with built environments.
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Smarter Buildings With BACnet, Model-Based Analytics and Service Transparency

The New Deal is built on three critically important building blocks: BACnet open standard (the foundation of the Industrial IoT (IIoT)), model-based analytics, and service transparency. The objective of the New Deal initiative is to facilitate a dialog between building systems industry and commercial building professionals, a dialog on how we collectively think about intelligent and smart systems in buildings.
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Privacy as a Privilege: The Flip Side of Tech Advances

From smart homes to smart cars to smart cities, IoT enables new government surveillance practices. What should the average citizen make of this?
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Trilateration vs. Triangulation for Indoor Positioning Systems

Trilateration relies on signal strength as an analogy for distance. Triangulation relies on timing differences in the reception of tags' signals.
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The First Smart City

This 2nd installment in our series on smart city privacy explores how two of the earliest cities, Çatalhöyük and Jericho, navigated urban privacy issues.
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Imagining the IoT-Enabled School of the Future

The school of the future represents the push toward a more collaborative and enriching educational experience, which could benefit all stakeholders.
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Which Cities Have the Smartest Transport?

Here's how San Francisco, Vienna, Tokyo, Barcelona and London, which have the smartest transportation, have transformed mobility and quality of life.
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How IoT Solutions Can Improve Waste Management Processes

IoT applications in waste management add a dimension of agile, real-time mapping and tracking that can improve waste management outcomes.

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