Skip to main content
Digital Metropolis

Digital Metropolis

By Digital Metropolis
Digital Metropolis is a podcast hosted by Roman Shemakov, about the future of cities and those building it. He talks to cutting-edge leaders in urban planning, technology, and policy in order to understand the evolving implications of the space we inhabit. Tune in each week to learn about how digitized property, urban technology, and artificial intelligence will transform the way you buy, work, move, and imagine.

Part of the Taiwan Report Network

Website - report.tw
Facebook - facebook.com/thetaiwanreport
Youtube - youtube.com/taiwanreport
Twitter - twitter.com/taiwanreport
Where to listen
Apple Podcasts Logo

Apple Podcasts

Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

RadioPublic Logo

RadioPublic

Spotify Logo

Spotify

Currently playing episode

Digital Metropolis - Turing Drive Executive Director Stephen Liu - Autonomous Driving and Public Transportation

Digital Metropolis

1x
Digital Metropolis - Formosan Business Support Director Manuel Zehr - Renewable Energy
In this episode we talk to Manuel Zehr about Taiwan's renewable energy ambitions, the prospectus of offshore wind, and urban energy requirements. Each nation across the world continues to tackle their own metabolic requirements, one that goes continues to grow exponentially. We consider the implications of micro, regional , and global grids on geopolitics and urban sustainability.
42:32
April 07, 2021
Digital Metropolis - BiiLabs CEO Lman Chu - Blockchain and Trust
As every part of our cities becomes technologically interconnected, the information that flows between them is becoming increasingly more vulnerable. We spoke to Lman Chu, the co-Founder and CEO of BIILabs, who is working to solve critical issues of trust and security for mobility and energy management. The Internet of Things is quickly turning into the Internet of Everything, meaning that data-misidentification and security breaches will become more ubiquitous and catastrophic.
37:36
February 03, 2021
Digital Metropolis - Turing Drive Executive Director Stephen Liu - Autonomous Driving and Public Transportation
In this episode, we tackle autonomous driving and public transportation. Joining us is Stephen Liu, executive director of business development at Turing Drive, a Taiwanese company developing self-driving systems. Since 2018, their specially-made domestic electric vehicles have operated more than 18,000 kilometers and carried more than 57,000 passengers. Stephen explains what it is like building urban technology for cities, the challenges in dealing with municipal legislation, and Turin’s intention to expand into the private market.
36:43
January 26, 2021
Digital Metropolis - Bitmark CEO Sean Moss-Pultz - Internet Property
How can we secure personal data in an age when it has become fully commoditized? This question and more are answered by Sean Moss-Pultz, the co-founder and CEO of Bitmark, working to create a property system for establishing value and legal control over the world's data. Property rights were invented for land (real property) and then ideas (intellectual property), but none extend to the digital world. Sean defines the digital property, defends it, and makes it economically divisible. Their most recent project helped track Covid-19 spread in a community. 
41:38
December 07, 2020
Digital Metropolis - Titoma CEO Case Engelen - Future Smart City Assembly
For the pilot episode, we interview Keesjan (Case) Engelen, CEO of Titoma, shares his extensive knowledge of the industry and shares what he sees as the future smart city assembly. Case also shares why he chooses to live in Taiwan. Digital Metropolis is a podcast hosted by Roman Shemakov, about the future of cities and those building it. He talks to cutting-edge leaders in urban planning, technology, and policy in order to understand the evolving implications of the space we inhabit. Tune in each week to learn about how digitized property, urban technology, and artificial intelligence will transform the way you buy, work, move, and imagine. Titoma is a B2B Electronics design and manufacturing firm located in Taipei specializing in Internet of Things manufacturing and consulting. Western companies approach Titoma with an idea, and Titoma takes the entire product from a napkin sketch all the way to shipping the product.
41:35
November 14, 2020