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Pudong district of Shanghai as viewed from the Bund. The haze is likely due to poor air quality. In the future, it is hoped smart cities with sensors may help mitigate this kind of PM2.5 pollution. Image: seto_supraenergy/Creative Commons 2 share-alike by attribution
Smart cities: analytics, bigdata, cheap IoT sensors

Analytics, big data, cheap IoT sensors and other new #tech will help create smart cities and reduce air pollution. Shown...

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Weight loss, Al Gore, and the Internet of Things

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