The Estonian capital, Tallinn, succeeds Taoyuan in Taiwan as the “number one intelligent community”.
The “intelligent community” title is handed over annually by the New York-based Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) – a global network of 180 cities, metro regions and counties, with a think tank at its heart. The think tank studies and promotes the best practices of the world’s “intelligent communities” as “they adapt to the new demands” and “seize the opportunities presented by broadband and digital technology”.
Tallinn was handed the top title for the first time in the twenty-one-year history of the award, the ICF said. “Tallinn is, by anyone’s measure, a place that looks like our future needs to look,” the ICF’s cofounder Louis Zacharilla said in a statement.
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