February 2, 2022

Episode 108: Survey Says…

If we were to ask you, “What Makes a City Smart”, what would you say? Is it Technology? Connectivity? Social Change? Ask 100 people this question and you can expect 100 different answers. And yes, technological innovation is an important part of a thriving city, but a Smart City is not just about tech, it is about people. It is about you. We don’t just […]

January 13, 2022

Episode 107: Planes, Trains and Automobiles

That future is finally here! On this episode of Smart City Diaries, hosts Anna and Deborah Acosta discuss the stunning breakthroughs in transportation that lie right around the corner. From flying cars to Maglev trains to the Hyperloop, how will cities implement multi-modal infrastructure to adopt these new technologies?

Join us as we take a ride into the world

September 29, 2021

Episode 106: Something Smells Phishy

You think your secrets are safe online? Think again. Every single day, over 30,000 websites are hacked. In 2020, 36 billion records were stolen from the worlds largest and most secure tech companies. And 95% of these breaches came down to human error. Your phone, your doorbell, your refrigerator, all can be hacked. The statistics sound overwhelming, but no need to renounce all your connected […]

September 8, 2021

Episode 105: It’s Electric (Boogie Woogie)

Strap in and get ready to ride the electric slide with Anna and Debbie. On this episode of Smart City Diaries, we journey back to the roots of electrification and the bitter rivalry between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, a grudge match that ignited the electric revolution powering our planet. But with climate change and increased demand testing the limits of our energy grids, how […]