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Descifrar las smart cities - Presentación pública del libro

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DIY networking: the path to a more democratic internet

DIY networking: the path to a more democratic internet | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
A more democratic internet is possible via personal and community networking. Find out how to build your own connection to the world.
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Fab City — Building Sustainable Cities through Local Production, Making and Collaborative Platforms

Fab City — Building Sustainable Cities through Local Production, Making and Collaborative Platforms | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
If we’re going to take sustainability seriously, we need to talk about cities. Already responsible for 75 per cent of the world’s CO2 emissions, urban populations are predicted to continue rising and…
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Developers Ditch Parking Spaces to Make Room for Uber

Developers Ditch Parking Spaces to Make Room for Uber | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
As urban real estate becomes ever-more expensive, some property developers are shrinking or killing their parking spaces and offering Uber subsidies and other incentives instead.
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Tecnología para el espacio urbano

Tecnología para el espacio urbano | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
La tecnología forma parte de la vida cotidiana, pero no se reduce a los teléfonos, el hogar o el puesto de trabajo. Las calles y los espacios públicos también pueden ser objeto de actuaciones con com
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Makerspaces for economic development and social cohesion

Makerspaces for economic development and social cohesion | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
A new wave of manufacturing called the makers’ movement is coming on the scene. This technology enables manufacturing with skills that can easily be shared in a
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Presentación en Bilbao: Descifrar las smart cities (29 de noviembre)

Presentación en Bilbao: Descifrar las smart cities (29 de noviembre) | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
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Reseña. Descifrar las smart cities ¿Qué queremos decir cuando hablamos de smart cities?

Reseña. Descifrar las smart cities ¿Qué queremos decir cuando hablamos de smart cities? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Reseña de Fernández (2016) Descifrar las smart cities ¿Qué queremos decir cuando hablamos de smart cities?
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Architects: If You Don't Start Disrupting Urbanism, Silicon Valley Will Do It for You

Architects: If You Don't Start Disrupting Urbanism, Silicon Valley Will Do It for You | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
When Mountain View start-up incubator YCombinator announced this June that the company would be creating an initiative around designing new cities, it was easy for architects and urbanists to laugh.
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Machine intelligence makes human morals more important

Machine intelligence makes human morals more important | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Machine intelligence is here, and we're already using it to make subjective decisions. But the complex way AI grows and improves makes it hard to understand and even harder to control. In this cautionary talk, techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci explains how intelligent machines can fail in ways that don't fit human error patterns -- and in ways we won't expect or be prepared for. "We cannot outsource our responsibilities to machines," she says. "We must hold on ever tighter to human values and human ethics."
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Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life

Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life
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Reimagining cities from the internet up

Reimagining cities from the internet up | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
It’s been a little more than a year since Alphabet (then Google) and I launched Sidewalk Labs. Larry Page and I shared a view that a combination of digital technologies — ubiquitous connectivity…
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Descrifrar las Smart Cities. Manu Fernández

“Descifrar las smart cities: ¿Qué queremos decir cuando hablamos de smart cities?”, un libro inspirado por el interés por contribuir…
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EibarLAB - Smart cities. Ciudad e industrias 4.0

EibarLAB - Smart cities. Ciudad e industrias 4.0 | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
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Self-Driving Cars & The City

Self-Driving Cars & The City | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Last week, I attended the first edition of Sidewalk Talk: Beer & Brainstorm at Hudson Yards, hosted by Sidewalk Labs in their brand new office. The topic du-jour was « the role of cities regarding…
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Presentación del libro de Manu Fernández 'Descifrar las Smart Cities'

Presentación del libro de Manu Fernández 'Descifrar las Smart Cities' | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Diversas personalidades acompañarán al autor para debatir sobre sobre el impacto de las tecnologías en la vida urbana el 25 de noviembre en el COAM. El Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid (COAM) acogerá el próximo viernes, 18 de noviembre, la presentación de la obra Descifrar las smart cities: ¿Qué queremos decir cuando hablamos de smart cities?, escrita
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Pandemonium: The Inclusive City – Leo Hollis

Pandemonium: The Inclusive City – Leo Hollis | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
In a recent publication, Saddiq Khan, the newly appointed mayor of London published his statement of intent: ‘A CITY FOR ALL LONDONERS’. It is a very readable document that sets out a number of…
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Presentación del libro de Manu Fernández 'Descifrar las Smart Cities' - ESMARTCITY

Presentación del libro de Manu Fernández 'Descifrar las Smart Cities' - ESMARTCITY | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Diversas personalidades acompañarán al autor para debatir sobre sobre el impacto de las tecnologías en la vida urbana el 25 de noviembre en el COAM.
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Fab City : the future of smart cities?

Fab City : the future of smart cities? | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
At FAB12, we got a bit of an answer. Tomas Diez, the father of Fab City, one of the most inspiring project of the annual fablab event. Kick-started in 2011 during FAB07 in Lima, Fab City is a global…
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Silicon Valley Braces for Uncertainty After Donald Trump’s Victory

Silicon Valley Braces for Uncertainty After Donald Trump’s Victory | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Donald Trump’s election victory is seen as a blow to Silicon Valley, putting the presidency in the hands of a vocal critic of several big technology companies and an advocate of policies executives have said could hurt the industry’s development.
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Ciudades inteligentes para entender el mundo

Ciudades inteligentes para entender el mundo | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
Ciudades inteligentes para entender el mundo. Intento resistirme con fuerza a sacar las cosas de contexto o a cogerlas con pinzas. Twitter es el sitio ideal para ello, para…
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Imaginábamos coches voladores y nos dieron Uber

Imaginábamos coches voladores y nos dieron Uber | Tech and urban life | Scoop.it
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