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Impact of technologies in urban life, mainly following this smart cities buzzword and the digital-urban links
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How can Open Data Empower Cities and Citizens?

How can Open Data Empower Cities and Citizens? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Greater density in cities and their surroundings challenges our governments to provide effective services to their residents, businesses, and visitors, but it also allows for greater efficiency.
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Creativity in the Smart City Is What Makes a City Really Smart

Creativity in the Smart City Is What Makes a City Really Smart | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
As we move into a new economy that values creativity and innovation, we need to reinvent our schools and our communities, where our young people spend more that half their time. Indeed, all of us need places that nurture our creative self.
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why liverpool is such a great place to live

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Smart cities. La ciudad no necesita ser salvada

Presentación en la jornada El factor humano: urbanismo colaborativo y participativo en la smar
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Self Driving Cars and the Child–Ball Problem: Why Autonomous Vehicles Are Not The Answer

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How we created an on-demand Innovation Lab in a large public sector organisation

How we created an on-demand Innovation Lab in a large public sector organisation | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
When it comes to open data, there are just as many unknowns as there are opportunities. It is important to find a balance between the…
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Datafication and empowerment: How the open data movement re-articulates notions of democracy, participation, and journalism

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Ficciociudades #12. Experimentación urbana sin humanos

Ficciociudades #12. Experimentación urbana sin humanos | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Analysis and news on urban policies and cities
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Vienna Nurtures a Social Vision of the Smart City

Vienna Nurtures a Social Vision of the Smart City | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The city of Vienna was represented at the Smart City event held in Amsterdam in June. Vienna approaches the ‘smart city’ concept from a social point of view – i.e.
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What would human-centric technology look like?

What would human-centric technology look like? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Industrial work clearly determined the tools and the tasks for workers. The machine and the ways to work with the machine were given…
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Do Not Track

Do Not Track | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Do Not Track, a personalized web series about privacy and the web economy. Directed by Brett Gaylor, coproduced by Upian, Arte, ONF & BR.
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Deconstructing the cloud: Responses to Big Data phenomena from social sciences, humanities and the arts

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Self-Driving Cars Get a Code of Ethics

Self-Driving Cars Get a Code of Ethics | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Researchers are trying to program self-driving cars to make split-second decisions that raise real ethical questions.
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Open Data is not working - how to fix it?

Open Data is not working - how to fix it? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Last April we organised together with the CTTI -  Generalitat of Catalonia (our regional gov) a workshop on Open Data. We have been working intensively on the subject for quite some years resulting...
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What does the panopticon mean in the age of digital surveillance?

What does the panopticon mean in the age of digital surveillance? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The parallel between Jeremy Bentham’s panopticon and CCTV may be clear, but what happens when you step into the world of data capture?
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The foundation of a Smart City has to be its citizens and their life-experiences

The foundation of a Smart City has to be its citizens and their life-experiences | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
From a 40 billion dollar ‘ubiquitous city’ to buses that run on crowdsourced routes, should the future of our cities be defined by constant…
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Wikibuilding: What if architecture were collaborative?

Wikibuilding: What if architecture were collaborative? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Promoting collaborative urban planning for the past 15 years, Alain Renk hits the mark with Wikibuilding, preselected for the Reinventing Paris competition.
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A walk down the high street of the future

A walk down the high street of the future | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Augmented reality, beacons and VR assistants may all shape how our high streets look in 2025
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Airbnb vs. Berlin? What data tells us

Rents are on the rise in Berlin, and the reasons are manifold. Online portals of the so-called “sharing economy”, such as Airbnb, are marketing to tourists and have proven to be a profitable business. But are they contributing to a shortage in affordable housing? This question has sparked a vivid debate and has polarized opinions. But who is right? A look at the data provides valuable insights.
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MCity, the Town for Driverless Cars, Is Officially Open

MCity, the Town for Driverless Cars, Is Officially Open | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
MCity features robot pedestrians, fake buildings, unmapped gravel roads, and simulated construction sites to put automated cars through the ringer.
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Government Apps Are Popular, But Are They Useful?

Government Apps Are Popular, But Are They Useful? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
What may seem like a great way to communicate and engage citizens may not be as effective as cities would like.
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The Violence of Algorithms: Why Big Data Is Only as Smart as Those Who Generate It

With the rise of big data, the state is pushing the bounds of the social contract. In the emerging system, moral codes, social norms, and human judgment are being augmented or replaced by hidden algorithms, placing a tremendous amount of power in the people and public and private institutions that oversee them. 

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