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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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#Papers57: La desilusión de las smart cities (Parte II)

#Papers57: La desilusión de las smart cities (Parte II) | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
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The Near-Term Future of Democracy and Civic Innovation

The Near-Term Future of Democracy and Civic Innovation | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
If there’s one lesson from 2016 that we should take with us as a starting point, it’s that our current governance structures are no longer serving us. As the world has become globally interconnected…
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Can Humans Live in the Smart City?

Can Humans Live in the Smart City? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
In this three-part series, Benjie and Gabe of www.cityfi.co talk about how smart city technologies can focus more on people.
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Big data is adding a whole new dimension to public spaces – here's how

Big data is adding a whole new dimension to public spaces – here's how | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Big data is adding a whole new dimension to public spaces – here’s how
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A City Is Not a Computer

A City Is Not a Computer | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
This seems an obvious truth, but we need to say it loud and clear. Urban intelligence is more than information processing.
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We’re Building a World-Size Robot, and We Don’t Even Realize It

We’re Building a World-Size Robot, and We Don’t Even Realize It | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
We’ve created an internet that senses, thinks, and acts. How can we protect ourselves if it goes wrong?
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La condición inteligente de la ciudad

La condición inteligente de la ciudad | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
@manufernandez - Understanding cities and urban policies, urban innovation, sustainable and human cities
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Urban Innovation Predictions For 2017

Urban Innovation Predictions For 2017 | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
What does this year hold for the urban innovation agenda in the UK? Like many others, I completely failed to predict the Brexit vote or the Trum
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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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#Papers57: La desilusión de las smart cities (Parte I)

#Papers57: La desilusión de las smart cities (Parte I) | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
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Smart Cities – Where Have I Heard This Before?

Smart Cities have all the trappings of modernist urban renewal, so why are urbanists jumping on this bandwagon right now?
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Digital Placemaking — 10 steps for cities to boost connectivity

Digital Placemaking — 10 steps for cities to boost connectivity | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Note: This ‘Digital Place’ post follows from previous posts on digital transformation describing Camden’s journey, digital devolution and how to scale change in digital transformation. High quality…
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How will driverless cars change street policing?

How will driverless cars change street policing? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Experts see autonomous technology shifting the way cops operate
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The new world of data: Four provocations on the Internet of Things | Weber | First Monday

The new world of data: Four provocations on the Internet of Things | Weber | First Monday | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The new world of data: Four provocations on the Internet of Things
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Is Big Brother on the dark side of the smart city?

Is Big Brother on the dark side of the smart city? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Predictive policing is one example, whereby historical crime stats are used to stereotype certain groups
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Ciudades, wikipedias urbanas

Para Manu Fernandez, consultor, investigador y escritor del libro “Descifrar las Smart Cities”,
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Today's Smart Cities Design: Where is our collective Right to the City?

Today's Smart Cities Design: Where is our collective Right to the City? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
“The right to the city is far more than the individual liberty to access urban resources : it is a right to change ourselves b
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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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