Tech and urban life
13.4K views | +9 today
Follow
Tech and urban life
Impact of technologies in urban life, mainly following this smart cities buzzword and the digital-urban links
Curated by Manu Fernandez
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

Mediation, Automation, Power || Who Controls the Public Sphere in an Era of Algorithms?

Mediation, Automation, Power || Who Controls the Public Sphere in an Era of Algorithms? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Who Controls the Public Sphere in an Era of Algorithms?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

Towards a critique of cybernetic urbanism: The smart city and the society of control

Towards a critique of cybernetic urbanism: The smart city and the society of control | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Maroš Krivý at Planning Theory: “The smart city has become a hegemonic notion of urban governance, transforming and supplanting planning. The first part of this article reviews current critiques of this notion. Scholars present three main arguments against the smart city: that it is incompatible with an informal character of the city, that it subjects the …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

Smart cities as sociotechnical imaginary: introduction

Smart cities as sociotechnical imaginary: introduction | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Until now I could not find the time to post this English summary of my PhD dissertation (December 2015) titled The smart…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

Smart cities and why one size fits all solutions will not work

Smart cities and why one size fits all solutions will not work | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The smart city as urban proposal seeks to provide a framework to explain and sort out the digital presence in the city that is becoming…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

1931: bienvenidos a la smart city

1931: bienvenidos a la smart city | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
@manufernandez - Understanding cities and urban policies, urban innovation, sustainable and human cities
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

Ciudades inteligentes: retos de diseño para las políticas urbanas

Conferencia en el Colegio de Ingenieros de Caminos, Canales y Puertos de Catalunya (05/05/2016)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

Technocratic Values and Uneven Development in the “Smart City”

Technocratic Values and Uneven Development in the “Smart City” | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
In the US, the idea of “smart cities” is coming to dominate federal government involvement in, and funding for, urban places. But the smart cities
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

Smart technology is a solution looking for a problem

Smart technology is a solution looking for a problem | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Technologies like driverless cars and smart heating systems could end up making cities dysfunctional says Maarten Hajer, Rotterdam Biennale 2016 curator.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

Smart cities as socio-technical imaginary

Smart cities as socio-technical imaginary | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Outline of the PhD Dissertation Smart cities as socio-technical imaginary (Manu Fernández) @manufernandez
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

“’Smart’ in smart cities should be about smart ways of involving citizens”

“’Smart’ in smart cities should be about smart ways of involving citizens” | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Liesbeth Huybrechts talks about the importance of involving citizens and local initiatives in thinking about the future of the city. She specifically shares her experiences in the project De Andere Markt in Genk. Watch her presentation at Design & The City.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

This Short Film Is a Cyberpunk Masterpiece About Our Augmented Reality Future

This Short Film Is a Cyberpunk Masterpiece About Our Augmented Reality Future | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Everything about this short sci-fi film is too real for me.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

L’intelligence d’une ville doit tenir compte de sa spécificité

L’intelligence d’une ville doit tenir compte de sa spécificité | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it

Cadre permettant de comprendre l’impact du digital sur la ville, la notion de « smart city » « représente la nouvelle utopie urbaine proposée comme une explication globale de différents phénomènes de changement », écrit (en anglais), depuis Bilbao, le chercheur Manu Fernandez. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

The Problem With Smart Cities — How We Get To Next

The Problem With Smart Cities — How We Get To Next | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
It’s no use turning cities into data mines without putting human needs at the forefront
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

Could smart cities be smarter about inequality?

Could smart cities be smarter about inequality? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Our cities are unequal – in wealth, quality of life and our carbon footprints, amongst other factors.  In the race to use technology to build so-called ‘smart cities’, Joe Blakey says we run the risk of locking-in, rather than tackling, those inequalities.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

Smart cities: a quiet revolution

Smart cities: a quiet revolution | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
@manufernandez - Understanding cities and urban policies, urban innovation, sustainable and human cities
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

Smart cities in present tense

Smart cities in present tense | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
The most established smart cities narrative is mainly based on future promises through the deployment of technologies that are yet to come…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Manu Fernandez
Scoop.it!

Ciudades inteligentes: retos de diseño para las políticas urbanas

Ciudades inteligentes: retos de diseño para las políticas urbanas | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
@manufernandez - Understanding cities and urban policies, urban innovation, sustainable and human cities
more...
No comment yet.