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Cities in the XXI Century. Main Challenges Technology Tackles

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We are going to study the fundamental cities challenges in the XXI century that can and must be faced with technology. We will begin by studying the urbanization process and the role of technology in urban transformation. We will investigate the role of the city as a catalyst for human creativity and talent. We will discover how talent is a constant associated with industrial revolutions and its contribution to the success and prosperity of the city. Each fundamental challenge will be studied on the basis of its importance and the impact that technologies may have in facing and solving them.

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    Note to reader: Please find at Appendix I a detailed description of the 104 great thinkers that took place in Vienna at the same time, permanently or occasionally, but with enormous influence on thought and work onwards. Find highlighted in colors the most influential groups such as Wiener Werkstätte in Architecture, Vienna Circle in Philosophy and Sciences, Secession in Painting, decoration and art, Young Vienna in Literature and in pink, the circle of Lou Andreas-Salomé lovers.

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    Note. INRIX Scorecard Hours Lost in Congestion: The total number of hours lost per year in congestion during peak commute periods (6–9 am, 4–7pm on 240 working days per year).

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Ondiviela, J.A. (2021). Cities in the XXI Century. Main Challenges Technology Tackles. In: Beyond Smart Cities. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-83371-8_2

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