In today’s podcast, i’m going to speak about which cities I’ve lived in, in the past five years, have changed, as well as a few other things that revolve around technology. Then, you’re going to listen to two students discussing a presentation
- Laure and Ben agree that talking lampposts are…..
- an outdated idea from an early Smart City.
- Evidence that all Smart Cities are basically similar.
- On example of how Smart Cities should function.
- Interesting but will never be popular.
2. Ben says the most important consequence of smart parking will be….
- a reduction in levels of pollution in many cities.
- more commuters traveling in private cars.
- the fact that city residence feel less stressed.
- a drop in fuel prices for citizens.
3. What is the students’ attitude to sensors in new building materials?
- relief that construction projects will become cheaper.
- concern about the implications for individual privacy.
- doubt regarding the safety of future constructions
- confusion about how the sensors will workk.
4. When Lura talks about digital signage she says that….
- all signs will be connected to the internet.
- signs will be able to advertise numerous different products.
- advertisers will know how many people they are reaching.
- customers will be able to buy directly from advertisements.
5. What surprises the students when they talk about criminals?
- how quickly criminal activity will be controlled in future
- how films tend to exaggerate the dangers of hacking
- how old-fashioned cyber security is in some cities
- how dependent on technology the police will become
6. What conclusion do the students reach about Cyber City?
- they are disappointed that so few people play the game.
- they are impressed by the level of detail in the game.
- they are confused about how such a game is beneficial.
- they are surprised that only design companies can play the game.