SYSTEMS: Bring on Big Data! It's pretty much all the industry has heard from technology folk for the best part of two years, as travel brands realise that the mountain of customer information they've been sitting on for years can be stored, used and abused for the greater good. So where can it all go from here? Read the full story on BBC News.
You may not be that bothered about the idea of living in a smart city but I bet you'd love to live in one that was happy.
The data to measure the happiness of a city is already all around us, in the tweets we send on an hourly basis to the profiles we share on Facebook.
And increasingly that data is being captured and analysed to gauge the health and happiness of a nation.
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NB: City data image via Shutterstock.