The Paris region Snapchat filters achieved a staggering 5.7 million views after being shared by Snapchatters via Chat or Stories. Firmly on tourists’ must-see list, there’s no doubting the enduring status of Paris as one of the world’s most popular and beautiful capitals. Well, at least that’s what you’d think. But never one to rest on its laurels, the Paris region realised that it was important to re-establish this position amongst a younger millennial audience. In her 2015
If cities are so smart, then why does it take me 18 steps on a website to report a blocked drain?
There are some great examples of interesting technology (smart street lamps in Barcelona and smart bins in Dubai, for example), but has there been any meaningful change in how it actually FEELS to live in a city. Given that all statistics point to increasing urbanisation, what real in-roads have been made to improve the quality of life for residents? Pockets of progress There