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Video of the Day: Thinking Cities

A  new documentary about an increasingly urbanized world.

A new documentary explores the world's exploding urbanization. The documentary (created by Ericcson), looks at how cities can operate more efficiently and sustainably. According to Future Cape Town blog:

The world population is expected to soar to more than 9 billion people by 2050, with roughly 70 percent living in cities. At the same time, Information Communications Technology (ICT) is extending its reach.

These parallel trends are intersecting at a time in which the world faces serious economic, environmental, and social challenges in achieving a more sustainable development. Thinking Cities explores the challenges and opportunities of urbanization in the Networked Society.

About the Author

  • Amanda Erickson is a former senior associate editor at CityLab.