IBM's smart city game: pictures

IBM's smart city game: pictures

Summary: Ever played the classic build 'em up, knock 'em down game Sim City? Wondering how smart technology implementations really affect a city? Then you'll love IBM's new business toy.

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  • (Screenshot by Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    Players can jump in to solve energy, water, retail or banking industry problems.

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    Each sector has a starting budget and additional funding is given when the player implements the right solution to a presented problem.

  • (Screenshot by Luke Hopewell/ZDNet Australia)

    The player is given 10 turns to (hopefully) make the city a better place with smart technology, with every decision having a direct affect on your citizens, the environment and the economy.

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Luke Hopewell

About Luke Hopewell

A fresh recruit onto the tech journalism battlefield, Luke Hopewell is eager to see some action. After a tour of duty in the belly of the Telstra beast, he is keen to report big stories on the enterprise beat. Drawing on past experience in radio, print and magazine, he plans to ask all the tough questions you want answered.

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