The current state of #smartcities, found in #Valladolid's #CaféSmart: mainstream, open, crossing all economic classes

The current state of #smartcities, found in #Valladolid's #CaféSmart: mainstream, open, crossing all economic classes

Valladolid is north west Spain's biggest city . I returned there recently, at the invitation of my friend Fernando Burgos, who organises a very interesting Citizen Engagement initiative: Café Smart . It's a gathering of guests and citizens who register and where diverse subjects related to the Smart City are debated. It is s one of my favourite cities, perhaps because it is close by, perhaps because it is a young and dynamic city, perhaps because it's historic and ancient; or perhaps because of all this and more. Valladolid has always appealed to me and I have been coming to visit for some years. The Smart City initiative, nurtured by the ...

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