Francesca Bria is currently the Commissioner of Digital Technology and Innovation for Barcelona and an advisor for the European Commission on Future Internet and Innovation Policy. As senior programme lead at Nesta, the UK Innovation Agency, she led the EU D-CENT project, the biggest European project on direct democracy and digital currencies. She also led the Digital Social Innovation project in Europe, advising the EU on digital social innovation policies. She has taught at several universities in the UK and Italy and she has advised governments, public and private organisations and movements on technology and information policy and its socio-economic impact.
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What do we need to do to build the good cities of the future? What kind of infrastructure do we need to put in place? How do we bridge the gaps between the superstar cities and the rest?