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Edge Computing and Data Analytics for Smart Communities and Cities - Shared screen with speaker view
Jessica Sager
17:48
Hi and welcome!!Please share your name, location, where you work- and if you are doing anything in the smart city space!
Rob Silverberg
17:51
Hi Everyone!
Jessica Sager
18:19
Hi and welcome!!Please share your name, location, where you work- and if you are doing anything in the smart city space!
Rob Silverberg
18:29
Hi Everyone and Welcome
Chelsea Collier
18:30
Hello, smart people. Looking forward to talking about smart cities.
Bryan Daniel
18:39
Bryan Daniel Reinvestment Zone Number 1 for the City of Temple
Isaac Gilmore
18:40
Thank you, Jay!
Jay Boisseau
19:01
HI everyone! Jay Boisseau here connecting from downtown Austin!
Brian Kucic
20:03
Good Evening, Brian Kucic, R Systems NA, Inc., Austin, Texas
Rob Silverberg
20:04
I am connecting from the San Francisco Area
Phil Boyer
20:19
Hello. Connecting from Leander. Love the Austin Forum.
Jacob Alan Henson (They/Them/Theirs)
20:22
Hi everyone! I'm Jacob, I live in East Austin and I "work" (I'm a Sophomore) at McCallum High.
Darren
20:52
Darren Hazlett live from Oak Hill. I am a transportation researcher at UT Center for Transportation Research. Most of my research is in pavements and materials.
Isaac Gilmore
21:38
I’ve been fortunate to take the helm of a seed stage Govtech company focused on Tax Revenue auditing & collection for SLG’s
Steve Pearson
22:06
Hi, everyone! I'm an author of a chapter on innovations occurring in smart cities.
rizwanaayub
22:57
Hello, I am Rizwana an ACC intern working for Austin Pathways.
shahida
23:20
I am Shahida from HACA
Kirsten Billhardt
23:42
Kirsten from Dell -- dialing in from Los Angeles today!
Amanda Grantham
23:55
Amanda Grantham, IT Director at Texas General Land Office
Jeffrey DeCoux
24:28
Jeff DeCoux, Autonomy Institute. Advancing 21st-century Intelligent & Autonomous Infrastructure.
Phil Boyer
24:30
Libations: Look behind Jay
Phil Boyer
25:05
WHISKEYS!
hazel
25:32
I’m Hazel, I live between West 5th and West 6th street, so am interested in the future of cities!
MARTHA
25:36
I'm Martha with Verizon Wireless part of our small cell community outreach & network strategy team.
Bill Kleinebecker
26:08
Bill Kleinebecker is here. ATX. @Strategic Pathways. My interests are the Aging generations and using orbs for mass transportation
Bill Kleinebecker
26:56
Libations aren't covered on Medicare
Rebekah Kwon
27:13
I’m Rebekah here in ATX near domain.
John Thompson
28:48
Hi. John and Kara from John Thompson Communications. We do a lot of work with companies on edge computing, IoT and AI for clients. Our first time attending here on Zoom.
John Thompson
29:27
Oh no. Zoom is my life.
Isaac Gilmore
30:37
San Diego, here!
Chelsea Collier
32:49
Hey Melanie! Great to see ya here! Welcome!
Rob Silverberg
32:51
Me to!
Rob Silverberg
32:59
too!
Jessica Sager
33:48
I'm a big fan of Chelsea too!!
Rob Silverberg
36:01
Improved traffic flow
Bill Kleinebecker
36:03
Geothermal Energy starting 5 years from now
John Cobb
36:12
distribute power generation enablement: reversible meters with symmetric pricing
Phil Boyer
36:17
Hi tech bringing high touch
MARTHA
36:19
smart cars and smart streetlight traffic control
Michael Shear
36:25
distributed work centers
Chelsea Collier
36:28
strategy with measurable deliverables
Isaac Gilmore
36:28
Gov driven Edge hotspots funded directly by smart revenue acquisition for electronic equity
Bill Kleinebecker
36:42
Do I get 2. If so ORBs common in 5 years
Pete Nalda
37:19
Realtime event billboards. Saw that in Bayonne, France
Jessica Sager
42:23
Austin Smart City Alliance: www.asca.org
Jay Boisseau
42:50
www.austinsmartcity.org
Jay Boisseau
46:08
The civic application is where the ‘smart’ apart is: the data analytics that achieve something that improves lives and/or the community environment, infrastructure, etc.
Jay Boisseau
48:43
We would love to hear about your favorite smart cities applications or technologies from any city. Smart traffic, smart sanitation, smart energy grids, smart air quality sensors, smart sound sensors, etc!
Bill Kleinebecker
51:20
Aha I see an ORB but no call out on ;that last chart
Suzanne Montalalou
53:14
This is great for improving collaboration and inclusion if it is done properly.
Amy Atchley
56:07
City of Austin Smart Mobility Roadmap highlights three technologies working together: shared, electric, & autonomous with goals of affordability and equity as foundational design and deployment. https://austintexas.gov/article/city-austin-releases-smart-mobility-roadmap
Jay Boisseau
57:36
Miko, you’re right, and hat’s why Chelsea emphasized ‘ethically’ in data collection (and usage). Some data is inherently safe to colelct—like atmospheric quality data. Other data can be collected and scrubbed of personally identifiable information such that privacy is maintained. But yes, the US is a bit behind in this area :-( I personally think GPDR is a good start, and there’s lots to learn from there.
Bill Kleinebecker
58:22
Interesting how many of these Use Cases tie to resiliency --- the difference between the Old Normal and the New Normal.
Miko
59:01
Definitely - a lot to discuss!
Miko
01:02:28
While it is important for funding….. I don’t think its necessary to include corporate partnerships in shaping our vision for “Smart Cities”. That potentially limits our vision of this possible future
Miko
01:02:29
Private/public partnerships are important though!
Miko
01:03:56
These benefits should be shared by ALL residents of the city. Corporations are NOT incentivized to do so!
Amy Atchley
01:04:29
@Miko, agree. Must prioritize community input. PPPs are a good way for fund sourcing while keeping the voice of the people front and center.
Miko
01:05:50
The Old Austin is never coming back but the future Austin should keep in mind the incredible people/culture that makes Austin so special!
Jay Boisseau
01:06:44
Mike, cities/local governments alone can’t solve the problems: they don’t make the tech solutions, have the breadth of analytics expertise, or even have much discretionary budgets. Likewise, private sector alone probably won’t solve civic problems, at least not at large scale/great cost, without government inputs and civic inputs. That’s what PPPs, consortia representing all stakoehlders groups, etc. are needed for smart cities. Big, tough, complex problems. Requirement to solve them for everyone, not just customers.
Jay Boisseau
01:07:05
Miko, not Mike—autocorrect failed me :-)
Jay Boisseau
01:08:08
We’re trying to figure out how to have govt+tech sector+higher ed+citizens work together in ASCA to help solve problems that no *one* stakeholder group can solve alone. :-)
Amy Atchley
01:15:34
Great stuff Rob! Connected ecosystem for strategic holistic partnerships.
John Thompson
01:16:18
Question for Rob. Where is Dell deploying these combined compute and storage facilities at the edge?
Rob Silverberg
01:17:10
I can talk about Las Vegas. We do have other projects in process but cannot share those yet. More to come.
Miko
01:18:27
I think that point isn’t emphasized enough - A Smart City is the combination of people, policies AND technology
Miko
01:18:44
Centering people/well being first
Miko
01:21:32
!!!!
Jay Boisseau
01:23:23
Louisa, please come see lots of local government folks from Austin and beyond at the Texas Smart Cities Summit online next week. :-) (We are time limited tonight, but Jason Jon Michael and Charles Purma of COA are both presenting next week)
Jessica Sager
01:23:48
John- please put your question in the Q&A too
John Cobb
01:24:57
Q’s about IP and right-of-way issues is an EXCELLENT point
Amy Atchley
01:25:22
I love that Chelsea. So true - absolutely collaboration is key!
Phil Boyer
01:27:10
Considering:-Digital divide-Appropriate (tricky) public transparency-what else?what do our experts consider the top 2-3 “smart quadrant” next opportunities for ATX?
Jessica Sager
01:27:33
Thank you Michael!!
John Cobb
01:35:47
Rob, I disagree. The technology imperative says that IF it can be (mis)used - it WILL be. The Q is how to bake in safeguards from the start. — c.f. Lessig’s “Code is Code”
Rob Silverberg
01:36:34
I understand your view.
Craig Wheeler
01:37:01
I’m kinda with John Cobb.
Bill Kleinebecker
01:37:12
Then there is issues at the border like use of the video surveillance to determine wrong way driving. We also could just post police on that street but if we used the video and ML police could be stood down for thatrole.
John Cobb
01:39:43
Austin is in a better situation than many cities to blaze the trail in positive directions. Often the convener is within city-government and their charter is limited and vision is also limited.
eq
01:41:54
great presentation and very informative
Miko
01:44:01
Chelsea can we set up a time to chat? I would love to hear about your China experience! I sent you a LinkedIn invite
John Cobb
01:44:20
Thanks Rob, Chelsea, all - thanks for a stimulating discussion.
John Cobb
01:47:19
most useful: NTT architecture bus
Jay Boisseau
01:47:33
I am eager to learn more about Orlando’s smart cities effort that account for visitors/tourists as well as residents
Amy Atchley
01:47:37
Glad to hear that we are leading with people centered practices!
Isaac Gilmore
01:47:49
Gaining perspective on the ecosystem of organizations focused in this arena
Jessica Sager
01:50:02
Facebook friends!
Eliza Vermillion
01:50:59
How does the extreme partisan nature of today's politics affect strategies today? The world is not black and white.
Isaac Gilmore
01:52:37
Thank you, all! As a relative neophyte, this was immensely helpful!
Jay Boisseau
01:55:51
Roy, we’ll get to your question towards the end
Craig Wheeler
01:58:48
Great perspective, Marcus.
Craig Wheeler
02:00:59
Yes, exponential. Good luck your politicians keeping up with that.
Craig Wheeler
02:15:44
But police share one photo. Facial recognition registers EVERYONE.
Jay Boisseau
02:17:21
Craig, it doesn’t have to. It can register ONLY ‘hits’ if regulations and intent are aligned on that.
Jay Boisseau
02:17:42
Can train it to record hits on a photo, for example.
Rob Silverberg
02:20:10
https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-silverberg-13a6627/
Jay Boisseau
02:22:37
Thanks Phil. Great question
Suzanne Montalalou
02:24:20
Thank you all, this was very informative, I am definitely going to get more plugged in on this through the organizations you mentioned!
Joe Davis-Fleming, MS, LFACHE, FHFMA
02:24:22
Thanks!