Post-Platform Economy

An open access paper just published on the “post-platform economy”, an economy based on decentralized and self-organized interactions between producers and consumers over “Distributed Market Spaces”. Currently, very successful platform-based ecosystems are verticals markets. They manage to leverage technology and network effects, setup large ecosystems, and gain unprecedented power, putting them in a position of…

Smart Cities in the Post-algorithmic Era

Smart Cities in the Post-algorithmic Era is an edited collection including 13 chapters written by M. Angelidou, A.-V. Anttiroiko, D. Bechtsis, F. Duarte, C. Kakderi, N. Komninos, I. Kompatsiaris, K. Kourtit, V. Loscri, N. Mitton, L. Mora, V. Moustaka, P. Nijkamp, J. Oskam, A. Özdemir, R. Petrolo, A. Panori, C. Ratti, A. Reid, H. Schaffers, I….

Smart Cities and Connected Intelligence

Smart Cities and Connected Intelligence is about digital and cyber-physical platforms that enable people, institutions and machines to connect, collaborate and resolve complex problems of the 21st century. Internet and world-wide-web platforms, big data analytics, software applications, social media and civic technologies, allow for the creation of smart ecosystems in which connected intelligence emerges and disruptive,…

JRC publishes report on the Future of Cities

JRC publishes report on the Future of Cities

This report identifies challenges influencing the future of cities in Europe and beyond, presenting several perspectives from which to look at resolving these issues. It is an initiative of the JRC and is supported by the Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO). The main aim is to raise open questions and steer…