The city is the future. According to data from the World Health Organization or WHO, two-thirds of all people in the world will live in major cities in less than 35 years.
Based on the data, there will be approximately 2.5 billion additional residents that will exist in major cities. The city that will be most densely populated is the city with the most advanced technology.
The more advanced the technology in a city, the more prosperous the people who live in it. Examples of green city technology that makes its citizens live healthy.
A research firm called 2thinknow researches and analyzes the world’s cities to find out which cities are the most innovative in technology.
The company selects 10 factors to measure the sophistication of technology in a city, including the number of start-ups, the number of investors, innovation, smartphone users, and many more.
You must be curious, right? Get on with it, dad. Here are 7 cities with the most advanced technological developments in the world.
1. San Francisco, United States of America
San Francisco is a city located in the U.S. state of California. A district in San Francisco called Silicon Valley is often called the mecca of technology around the world.
San Francisco, especially Silicon Valley, is home to the world’s tech giants, such as Google, Facebook and Apple.
There are many genius programs and famous artists living in San Francisco. Not only sophisticated, San Francisco is also very artsy, gang.
Not only that, a lot of tech start-ups are born and born in San Francisco. Therefore, it is not surprising that technological innovation in San Francisco is the most advanced in the world.
2. New York, U.S.A.
In 2nd place is occupied by the city of New York in the United States. Infrastructure technology in New York, such as subways, continues to grow rapidly every year.
About 7,000 major tech companies set up offices in New York. These companies provided up to 100,000 job opportunities in the third quarter of 2013.
In addition, New York has also launched a technology that is integrated throughout the city, namely LinkNYC. LinkNYC is a free WiFi service located in over 500 spots throughout Manhattan.
3. London, England
Ranked 3rd most advanced city in the world occupied by the city of London. The UK government is currently working on the Crossrail project in London, Europe’s largest transport project.
Crossrail is a 118-kilometre underground line connecting London with other nearby cities. The project is expected to be completed in 2020.
Until 2018 there are estimated to be 10 new train lines connecting 30 new stations, starting from 2016.
The City of London is pretty balanced, gang. Despite its technological sophistication, London still preserves history through old buildings that are always maintained.
4. Los Angeles, U.S.A.
The 4th most advanced city in the world is still dominated by the United States, gangs. Los Angeles is a city located on the west coast of the United States.
Los Angeles is famous for the film industry in Hollywood, but it’s not just the film industry that’s there.
According to the data, Los Angeles has the largest tech jobs sector of all cities in the United States.
The total amount of funds disbursed as capital for tech start-ups in Los Angeles is huge, gangs.
5. Seoul, South Korea
Who would have thought that the capital of South Korea could be the 5th most advanced city in the world and also the number 1 most advanced capital in Asia?
Seoul is often regarded as the city of the future because of its technological sophistication. The transportation system in Seoul is considered better than in the more famous New York.
Seoul is the headquarters of the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer today, Samsung. No wonder Seoul has an excellent reputation for technology.
There are also many technology patents registered by companies in Seoul, including LTE signals used by our smartphones.
6. Taipei, Taiwan
In 6th place, the most advanced city in the world was again occupied by the city of the Asian continent, namely Taipei, the gang. Taipei is a leader in industrial design innovation.
Many of the world’s giant technology companies are headquartered in the cities of Taipei, Taiwan, such as ASUS, MSI, Acer, and others.
In addition, Taipei is also one of the cities with the fastest internet network in the world up to 1 Gbps.
7. Boston, U.S.A.
Apparently, the title of the most advanced country in the world should be given to the United States, gangs. Naturally, 4 of the 7 most advanced cities in the world are located in the United States.
The city of Boston itself is located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Many of the world’s top campuses are located in Boston, such as Harvard, MIT, and others.
There are many students in these top campuses majoring in biotechnology and robotics.
Boston has many investors supporting them, such as Battery Ventures, Atlas Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, and many more.
All of these investors are pouring funds into research in Boston.
So many people in Boston, Facebook and Amazon set up Research & Development offices to make use of smart people there. Wonderful!