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Rob Kitchin: “Technology just appears and people can either accept it or protest against it”

Rob Kitchin: “Technology just appears and people can either accept it or protest against it” | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The concept of smart cities has recently become popular worldwide: there is a growing number of city ratings; public authorities are deploying new technologies and competing to be “the smartest”; and…
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Davos warned over weaponisation of IoT technology

e convenience to the household and make sure the thing works.' They weren't thinking 'I've just widened the attack surface in this household for cybersecurity.' That's where there is a go
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The Hackable City: Citymaking in a Platform Society

The Hackable City: Citymaking in a Platform Society | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Can computer hacking have positive parallels in the shaping of the built environment? The Hackable City research project was set up with this question in mind, to investigate the potential of digita
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The Hyperlocal: Less Smart City, More Shared Social Value

The Hyperlocal: Less Smart City, More Shared Social Value | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
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Boston Smart City Playbook — from the Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics

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7. El futuro nunca llega demasiado pronto

7. El futuro nunca llega demasiado pronto | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Las promesas de la smart city son construidas a partir de una sistemática preferencia por los tiempos verbales en futuro. Esta cuestión la plantearon inicialmente Genevieve Bell y Paul Dourish en un…
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8. Solucionismo: las ciudades no necesitan la salvación eterna

8. Solucionismo: las ciudades no necesitan la salvación eterna | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
La smart city funciona en un régimen discursivo que se propone atender problemas de una extraordinaria complejidad. El prólogo a cualquier presentación, informe o estudio que plantee las bondades de…
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4. El régimen discursivo de la smart city

4. El régimen discursivo de la smart city | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Así, el imaginario ha sido definido desde unos emisores específicos del paisaje tecnológico actual, formando parte estos agentes del régimen discursivo a través de su actividad de difusión…
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La smart city, ¿algo más que una moda?

La smart city, ¿algo más que una moda? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
La ciudad contemporánea ha sufrido importantes transformaciones y seguirá sufriéndolas en las próximas décadas para continuar siendo el escenario del desarrollo colectivo. La emergencia de nuevas…
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From a technology-intensive to a knowledge-intensive smart urbanism

From a technology-intensive to a knowledge-intensive smart urbanism
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A new family of data commons

A new family of data commons | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Why we need to rethink the way data is organised and what a new family of data commons might look like.
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Car Wars

Car Wars | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
In this work of speculative fiction author Cory Doctorow takes us into a near future where the roads are solely populated by self-driving cars.
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Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life

Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life
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Smart City Development Examined By National League Of Cities

Smart City Development Examined By National League Of Cities | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The new report from the League features five cities — four U.S. and New Delhi, India — and how these locations are implementing smart city projects.
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Practices of the Minimum Viable Utopia

Practices of the Minimum Viable Utopia | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Are smart cities really what we need? Or does their very nature go against the qualities of tolerance, resilience and face‐to‐face cooperation that are crucial to harmonious urban living
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Trends in Smart City Development

Trends in Smart City Development | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
"Trends in Smart City Development" is a new report from the National League of Cities featuring case studies about how five cities – Philadelphia, San Fran
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3. ¿De qué hablamos cuando hablamos de ciudad inteligente?

3. ¿De qué hablamos cuando hablamos de ciudad inteligente? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Hemos apuntado ya uno de los componentes esenciales en el paisaje de reproducción del imaginario: la dificultad para identificarlo con una conceptualización coherente, unívoca y consensuada entre…
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5. El olvido de los estudios urbanos en la era del big data

5. El olvido de los estudios urbanos en la era del big data | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
El interés por las ciudades inteligentes está íntimamente ligado albig data como uno de los materiales críticos en la realización de las aspiraciones de la SC La disponibilidad de datos masivos es…
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6. ¿Qué hay de nuevo en la nueva ciencia de las ciudades?

6. ¿Qué hay de nuevo en la nueva ciencia de las ciudades? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Uno de los elementos más sugerentes del régimen discursivo de la smart city es su apelación al surgimiento de una nueva ciencia de las ciudades. En una era de esplendor tecnológico, apelar a la…
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1. El rastro digital de la vida en la ciudad 

1. El rastro digital de la vida en la ciudad  | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
La emergencia de nuevas aplicaciones tecnológicas está modificando (y lo hace de forma que hace unos pocos años apenas podíamos intuir) muchos de los servicios urbanos clásicos y todas las esferas de…
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Descifrar las smart cities. Introducción

Descifrar las smart cities. Introducción | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Este libro empezó a gestarse en 2008 con el descubrimiento de los primeros rastros de un término, el de ciudades inteligentes o smart cities, que entonces empezaba a ocupar espacio en los medios…
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Why Bristol is a city of the future

Famed for its marine and aerospace engineering, Bristol is now a front runner in digital technology which is revolutionising the city’s public sector
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Attack on the drones: the creeping privatisation of our urban airspace

Attack on the drones: the creeping privatisation of our urban airspace | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Who owns the air above our cities? The public and the media are in danger of losing access to a valuable common resource, with corporations given priority
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