Smart cities
Smart cities

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Smart cities


This free course was written by Lorraine Hudson and Gerd Kortuem. It was funded by MK:Smart which is a £16 milion collaborative smart city initiative partly funded by a grant from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and led by The Open University, and will develop innovative solutions to support the economic growth of Milton Keynes.

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4.2.3 How civic hacking helps our cities © Code for Sac

4.3.1 Using digital social innovation © Credit Nesta UK

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