Smart Cities: Openness and Co-creation
In an article on the Business Today website Solomon Darwin, Executive Director of the Center for Corporate Innovation at the University of Berkeley said, “The problem with cities is that they are becoming isolated, working in silos. Silos create barriers and also create expenses. We want to build smart cities through open innovation – where knowledge that is once created, cannot be hoarded, where knowledge flows from high to low and knowledge wants to be free. In the old days America achieved greatness because we held knowledge captive in a fortress. But the Internet has changed all that.”
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