The Smart City Podcast

Let's talk everything Smart Cities -- creating the Smart City Collective

The Smart City Podcast is where experts come together and share their knowledge and expertise in all things Smart City. Your host Zoe, is an engineer and a millennial with a passion for Smart City Technology. Not specifically just in the big cities, but using smart technology in any shape or form in a way that makes things more efficient and effective and in turn makes people’s lives better. On the Podcast she will interview exciting people from all around the world about all things Smart City including concepts, technology and anything that makes a place more liveable. Disclaimer: All content is representative of personal opinion only and is not associated with any company, organisation or government agency.

In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, I had a really interesting chat with Vaughan Emery. Vaughan is the Founder and CEO of Atonomi, a company focused on security protocol for the internet of things. We talk a lot about the importance of cybersecurity as we get more connected, and how they’re using the Ethereum blockchain to do their business. We also have some really interesting conversation about the future of cryptocurrencies. I learnt so much talking to Vaughan so I hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as I enjoyed making it.


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You can find out more about Atonomi and their website Atonomi.io, connect with Vaughan via Twitter @vaughanemery or @atonomi or find Atonomi on Telegram

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In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, I had a great conversation with Alvaro Maz from Code for Australia. This episode isn’t about coding, it’s about using technology to empower people to solve real problems, which is a concept that I love. We discuss a lot of things including the changing ways of work and the importance of creating exciting and interesting projects to attract the talent that you want and need in order to keep moving forward. Alvaro and I also talk about about solving some of those boring inefficiencies that happen in Government and organisations, which you know I’m so passionate about. So as always I hope you enjoy listening to this episode as much as I enjoyed making it.


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In this episode of the Smart City Podcast we have part 2 of my conversation with Bronwyn Voice. In Part 1 we talk about the Future Leaders, Future Cities delegation, Bronwyn’s background, the sharing economy and karaoke. In this episode, we continue our conversation and start it by talking about Bronwyn’s observations of the Smart City space in Hong Kong and Japan. We also cover disaster resilience, which both countries are facing, in different aspects, and the future of mobility and emerging trends, and how there’s lots of challenges coming such as facial recognition technology.

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In this episode of the Smart City Podcast I had a great chat with a fellow member of the Future Leaders, Future Cities Delegation, Bronwyn Voyce. Currently a consultant at GWI, she has a wide and varied background which we dive deep into in this episode. We talk about the concept of Smart Councils and how Smart Cities are a way for us to reach our potential. We also cover the sharing economy, policy, data access and some of our reflections on the Smart City space in Japan and Hong Kong. This is a 2-part interview, so stay tuned for the rest of our conversation in Part 2 coming soon!

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In this episode of the Smart City Podcast, I cover some of the key themes from the recent Future Cities, Future Leaders delegation to Japan, led by the Minister of Tourism, Trade and Investment, Steven Ciobo. I share 11 of my insights from the trip, and talk a little bit about the Churchill Fellowship I’ve applied for as well.


I also share an anecdote of what happened just after the delegation when I got evacuated from Kyoto and how I realised I was alone in the world except for Siri and Google!


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