Episode 25 • 🏙️ Harpoons, Shredders & Today’s Smart City Tech

The number 25 in a circle with robot arms, representing the smart city

This episode, we’re asking: what smart city tech is available today and where might it be going?

Alongside that, we’re covering the latest news, including the rise of censorship, Tesla’s Shanghai factory and Facebook’s potential move into cryptocurrency.

We’re also joined by regular FOMO show guest and former shopping channel host Dan Dan the ICO man as he delivers his boldest ICO product yet…

Smart City Tech Companies:

We’ve linked to the smart cities page for each of the top 15 companies in the Smart Cities Index by Compass Intelligence.

  1. General Electric
  2. Intel
  3. AT&T
  4. Microsoft
  5. Amazon (AWS)
  6. Honeywell
  7. IBM
  8. Google (Sidewalk Labs)
  9. Cisco
  10. Dell (Note: PDF)
  11. Ericsson
  12. Qualcomm
  13. Huawei
  14. Verizon
  15. Schneider Electric

Show Links

Segments

0:00 Malcolm Turnbull (Australian PM) Introduces the show
0:24 A welcome from your hosts
0:59 What are we talking about this episode?
1:21 SAFEWORDS by Coinstorage Guru
2:37 Be part of the show – send us a voice message!
2:46 What’ve we been up to?
5:03 Disclaimer: This ain’t advice, pal
5:34 Blockchain Basics: Check out Episode 2 to Episode 8
6:23 News
6:23 Blockchain Tops Upwork’s “Fastest Growing Skills” Index
7:44 Microsoft Announce Proof-of-Authority Consensus Algorithm
9:49 Censorship – Infowars and Bangladesh
17:59 Tesla to Build Auto Factory in Shanghai
18:53 Tesla: 99% of the US Population is Within 150 Mile of a Supercharger Station
19:45 US DEA: Criminal Activity in Cryptocurrency has Dropped 80% Since 2013
19:59 Facebook Cryptocurrency Update
22:37 Google Launching “Cameos” App for Celebrities
23:34 Gary Vaynerchuk: The Barter Economy Will Grow
25:52 The World’s Largest Aircraft Will Have Luxurious Bedrooms & Glass Floors
27:59 Join our Telegram chat!
28:09 Cool Tool: Crypto Panic
30:03 Feature: Smart City Tech
30:05 Smart City Tech – Introduction
32:31 Networking and Smart Grids
34:20 AI Driven Surveillance
36:54 Parking Optimisation & Transportation Management
41:54 Smart LED Lighting
42.26 Environment, Infrastructure & Water Monitoring
45:33 Public Information Kiosks
45:57 Are AR Tours the Future?
49:57 Barcelona: Taking the Smart City Back
57:03 Privacy & Security: Shredders
1:00:39 Dan Dan the ICO Man: ICO Everything
1:08:32 Jordan Cronje Leaves a Voicemail
1:10:15 Wrap Up
1:11:23 Outtakes

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