Top 10 Largest Cities in the World (by Metropolitan Area)Top 10 Largest Cities in the World (by Metropolitan Area)
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Urbanization and the future of cities - Vance KiteView full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/urbanization-and-the-future-of-cities-vance-kite
About 10,000 years ago, hunter-gatherers, aided by rudimentary agriculture, moved to semi-permanent villages and never looked back. With further developments came food surpluses, leading to commerce, specialization and, many years later with the Industrial Revolution, the modern city. Vance Kite plots our urban past and how we can expect future cities to adapt to our growing populations.
Lesson by Vance Kite, animation by ATMG Studio.
The future we're building -- and boring | Elon MuskElon Musk discusses his new project digging tunnels under LA, the latest from Tesla and SpaceX and his motivation for building a future on Mars in conversation with TED's Head Curator, Chris Anderson.
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THE FUTURE OF CITIESThis is a conversation starter first, a video second. I’d love to hear your thoughts on cities, the future, and this project.
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* Note that the first shot in the movie a "Garbage Truck in Taipei" is actually in Changhua City, also in Taiwan. Thank you Taiwanese friends for pointing this out!
Thank you to everybody who contributed! Trust me when I say that even if I didn’t get your footage in the cut, we can feel it in the finished product. I want to keep telling urban stories and building on these ideas - hope you do too. Knowledge is Power.
A collaboration with The Nantucket Project.
Edited by Thomas Niles
Graphics & Editing by Nate DeYoung
Produced by Sean Barth & Rich Peete
Executive Producer - Alex Klabin
Assistant Editor - Erin DeWitt
Music by George Langford
Additional music by William Onyeabor
Re-recording Mixer - Colin Alexander
Color by Irving Harvey
Jim Demuth’s Documentary about Shenzhen: https://youtu.be/SGJ5cZnoodY
Precipitating Change by Nicol Ragland & Matt Eppedio: https://youtu.be/d0EPG2F9qzk
cf. city flows by Till Nagel: https://vimeo.com/173787508
Special Thanks to Kristen & Alex Klabin
Special Thanks to Tom Scott & The Nantucket Project
Full credits in movie, I’ll post a doc shortly for more information about all contributors, materials, interviews, resources, etc.
How megacities are changing the map of the world | Parag Khanna"I want you to reimagine how life is organized on earth," says global strategist Parag Khanna. As our expanding cities grow ever more connected through transportation, energy and communications networks, we evolve from geography to what he calls "connectography." This emerging global network civilization holds the promise of reducing pollution and inequality — and even overcoming geopolitical rivalries. In this talk, Khanna asks us to embrace a new maxim for the future: "Connectivity is destiny."
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Urbanisation and the rise of the megacity | The EconomistUrbanisation is happening faster today than at any time in history. By 2030 nearly 9% of the global population will live in so-called megacities—cities with more than 10m inhabitants.
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In 1950 New York and Tokyo were the only so called megacities; cities with more than 10m inhabitants.
By 1980 these were joined by Mexico City, Sao Paulo and Osaka.
In 2010 there were over 20 megacities spanning almost every continent.
Today, there are 32 megacities.
Urbanisation is happening faster than at any time in human history. Asia accounts for over half of today's megacities. By 2030 nearly 9% of the world's population will live in 41 megacities. But it's in Africa where some of the most rapid urbanisation will take place in the future.
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Smart Cities: Step into the city of the future!Did you know that by 2050, 70% of the world’s population will be city dwellers? Smart cities use new technologies and data management to achieve sustainable development and adapt to this rise in urbanization. At AXA, our ambition is to use our experience and know-how to help governments, businesses and citizens to creating better cities for tomorrow!
The Future Of Cities: Mega Cities & MegalopolisThe future of cities, the mega city. As well as some weird facts about existing cities along the way, of course
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Planning for Africa’s Growing CitiesBy 2040, more than half of Africa’s population will live in cities. What does urbanization mean? What are the benefits and challenges? And how can we plan rapidly developing cities so that people can live happy and productive lives?
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"Urbanisation, migration and the future metropolis" with Prof Michael KeithMass migration to cities perpetuates urban-rural economic inequality, and can pose a heavy burden for material and social infrastructure. Professor Michael Keith, Co-Director of the Future of Cities programme, considers the practical demands of shaping the cities of the future, how cities can drive behavioural change, and how we could sequence the moral DNA of the new city to minimise future inequality.
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Keynote Plenary | on future urbanisation trendsThe panel answers questions about the tension between sustainability and economic progress, public spaces and rising social inequality in cities. The discussion concludes with forecasts of future urbanisation trends in 20 years.
This video is taken from the World Cities Summit Keynote Plenary held in Singapore on 3 July 2012. Prof. Kishore Mahbubani moderated a panel discussion involving Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri, Shell Vice President Jeremy Bentham, Chairperson of the Indian Council for Research for International Economic Relations Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Beijing Municipal Government Deputy Secretary General Zhou Zhengyu, Accenture Sustainability Services Global Managing Director Bruno Berthon, and ICLEI Secretary-General Konrad Otto-Zimmermann.
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