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July 16, 2019  |  permalink

CoMotion Podcasts: Assaf Biderman & Kent Larson

This week brings a special CoMotion Podcast double-feature taped on-location at last week’s Moscow Urban Forum. Above, Superpedestrian’s Assaf Biderman discusses the brutal economics of micromobility and how his company hopes to automate scooter maintenance and resilience, while MIT’s Kent Larson (below), discusses the Media Lab’s prescient research around autonomy, micromobility, and robotics. Two for the price of one!

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Greg Lindsay is a journalist, urbanist, futurist, and speaker. He is the director of applied research at NewCities and director of strategy at its mobility offshoot CoMotion.  He is also a partner at FutureMap, a geo-strategic advisory firm based in Singapore, a non-resident senior fellow of The Atlantic Council’s Foresight, Strategy, and Risks Initiative, and co-author of Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next.

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The Engine Room

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The Collaboration Software That’s Rejuvenating The Young Global Leaders Of Davos

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Now Arriving: A Connected Mobility Roadmap for Public Transport

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Engineering Serendipity

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Sin City vs. SimCity

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