Smart City Berlin: a hub for innovation

Berlin has embraced ‘smart’ in a big way. Starting from the idea that open data is vital to driving and supporting innovation, the city has now truly earned the title ‘smart city’. Berlin aspires to being a “laboratory for 21st century urban living”, and young people from across Europe are flocking there, away from traditional

The safest cities in the world

What is the safest city in the world in which to live? According to a report from the Economist Intelligence Unit, it is Tokyo, also the world’s most populous city. But how has the Unit assessed safety, and on what basis does it make this assessment? The basis for the assessment The safety index is