People from around the world are moving from rural areas to major city centers. This rapid urbanization, largely occurring in developing nations, presents challenges for municipal governments around the world.
Resources will become strained. Healthcare won’t be able to keep up. Energy demands will outpace current capacity. Where will everyone work? How can governments facilitate an environment that’s conducive to economic growth?
In short: how will these future megacities support massive increases in population?
By leveraging advances in technology, such as blockchain, and smart urban planning, we can increase the carrying capacity of our cities.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
— Buckminster Fuller
In other words, we can make cities “smart.”
Blockchain projects like Waltonchain, IOTA, and Power Ledger are building solutions power the Smart City Revolution. Specific…