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Old 07-09-2017, 04:50 PM
 
Location: Beautiful Pennsylvania / Dull Germany
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This city holds the highest number of patents per capita in the world with 23 patents per 10,000 residents. Maybe not the smartest as that is highly subject, but the most innovative.

I'll add that many Southeastern Americans, who are the butt end of a host of jokes, have more horse sense than most of the world combined. Their simplicity often gets overlooked as stupidity, which is a mistake many people make.
I am not exactly sure about how those patents work, but as far as I know Philips, a Dutch company, is the worlds largest applicant for patents. If they file for a patent, they will probably do it in Eindhoven. But does that mean, that the technology they are applying for is developed in the same city, or can they apply for patents of developments from research centers, university cooperation projects etc around the world at the location of their headquarter? I think even though the legal "home" of the intellectual property right is Eindhoven, not necessairly has there been any smart person from the city involved in the research.
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Old 07-09-2017, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Kansas City, MISSOURI
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Palo Alto, California?

It's got got Stanford Univ and is in Silicon Valley.

Either that or maybe Cambridge, England.
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Old 07-09-2017, 09:36 PM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Tokyo
San Francico
Paris
Love Paris, but I wouldn't say it's smart?

It has a couple of ghettos and lower socioeconomic areas with poverty here and there. But I don't know.
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Old 07-10-2017, 03:49 AM
 
Location: Paris
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Love Paris, but I wouldn't say it's smart?

It has a couple of ghettos and lower socioeconomic areas with poverty here and there. But I don't know.
https://www.topuniversities.com/city-rankings/2014
https://www.topuniversities.com/city-rankings/2015
https://www.topuniversities.com/city-rankings/2016
https://www.topuniversities.com/city-rankings/2017

Paris is a good place for studies and parisians are well educated -well the city is full of retards too like everywhere... - .
The human capital is one of the strength of Paris / Ile de France. And even in the north of Paris, what you call "ghettos", people are well educated.
And that's one of the sadest thing, they are educated but don't find jobs...


I won't jump to the conclusion that it's the smartest city on earth. But probably has its place in a good top20 / top10.
Normal Sup' (L'Ecole Normale Superieure) is the school with the highest number of nobels ..... per capita.
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Old 07-10-2017, 04:25 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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https://www.topuniversities.com/city-rankings/2014
https://www.topuniversities.com/city-rankings/2015
https://www.topuniversities.com/city-rankings/2016
https://www.topuniversities.com/city-rankings/2017

Paris is a good place for studies and parisians are well educated -well the city is full of retards too like everywhere... - .
The human capital is one of the strength of Paris / Ile de France. And even in the north of Paris, what you call "ghettos", people are well educated.
And that's one of the sadest thing, they are educated but don't find jobs...


I won't jump to the conclusion that it's the smartest city on earth. But probably has its place in a good top20 / top10.
Normal Sup' (L'Ecole Normale Superieure) is the school with the highest number of nobels ..... per capita.
Ah, I see. Thanks for the links.

Funny, because Sydney also has these lower socioeconomic areas containing a lot of people with UNI degrees, and they too are not bothered finding a job.
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Old 07-11-2017, 09:40 AM
 
Location: Katy,Texas
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In terms of IQ probably somewhere in East Asia or Israel/ city with high Jewish/ East Asian population.
Cambridge is definitely the smartest place in the U.S IMO.
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Old 07-11-2017, 06:25 PM
 
Location: New Albany, Indiana (Greater Louisville)
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Based on current IQ tests (which are accurate but with biases towards the group that invented it) it would be anywhere with the highest Jewish or East Asian population. Western cities with significant educated populations would also be at the top. So Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Seoul, London, San Francisco, Paris, NYC, etc.
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Old Yesterday, 02:33 AM
 
Location: USA
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How can this be measured?
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Old Yesterday, 06:19 AM
 
Location: Great Britain
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How can this be measured?


It can't be measured.

The fact that are many Universities in a small area suggests more Professors, Scientists, Phd Students etc, along with science parks and centres for research. Schools and eucational standards and attainment are also important, as are access to libraries and other research facilities. Fast Wifi internet is also very useful.
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Old Yesterday, 06:53 AM
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Location: Ontario
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San Jose, CA

Los Alamos, NM
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