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M.I.T.'s Alex Pentland: Measuring Idea Flows to Accelerate Innovation

M.I.T.'s Alex Pentland: Measuring Idea Flows to Accelerate Innovation | Urban Informatics | Scoop.it
Alex Pentland says data, sensors and smartphones are opening the door to what he calls “social physics.” It is the subject of his new book, about the implications of being able to monitor and measure the flow of ideas in companies, markets and communities as never before. The payoff, he says, should be the acceleration of the pace of innovation.

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I've visited Pentland's lab and have interviewed him. He knows what he's doing, and his work always has both an empirical basis and positive social impact in mind. The connection might be tangential, but I feel there is a connection between the Social Physics that Pentland writes about and the "soft" knowledge needed to understand and effectively manage augmented collective intelligence.

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Urban Informatics: The Internet, locative media and mobile technology for urbanites | Oxford Internet Institute - Webcasts

Welcome to the OII webcast website - containing live and on-demand webcasts of prominent speakers from events and conferences organised or recorded by the Oxford Internet Institute...
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Mediated Cityscapes 01: Four Statements About Urban Computing | CreativeApplications.Net

Mediated Cityscapes 01: Four Statements About Urban Computing | CreativeApplications.Net | Urban Informatics | Scoop.it
Conversations about ubiquitous computing and the city often get anchored to specific paradigms: urban informatics, discussions of 'smartphone urbanism', open data drumbeating and any number of other stock frames of reference are usually engaged...
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How to design better cities with urban interventions and computer code?

How to design better cities with urban interventions and computer code? | Urban Informatics | Scoop.it
How can we design urban objects that bring about an urban public sphere? And how can we make use of algorithms to make urban design more adaptive to the needs of citizens?
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Some implications of networked sensing for privacy in public space: Toward a taxonomy of public objects | Urbanscale

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LIVE Singapore!

The real-time city is now real! The digital revolution has layered a vast system of cameras, communication devices, microcontrollers and sensors over our env...
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Adam Greenfield at Cognitive Cities Conference

Adam Greenfield - On Public Objects: Connected Things And Civic Responsibilities In The Networked City. Adam Greenfield is the author of Speedbird and the founder and managing director of Urbanscale.
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Dan Hill-Keynote: New Soft City

Muti-sensory interaction design now merges with architecture, planning and an urbanism informed by a gentle ambient drizzle of everyday data - and so a new soft city is being created, alive once again to the touch of its citizens.
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VURB

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"VURB is a European framework for policy and design research concerning urban computational systems. The VURB foundation, based in Amsterdam, provides direction and resources to a portfolio of projects investigating how our cultures might come to use networked digital resources to change the way we understand, build, and inhabit cities."
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How Cities Can Exploit the Information Revolution | Sustainable Cities Collective

How Cities Can Exploit the Information Revolution | Sustainable Cities Collective | Urban Informatics | Scoop.it
Cities and regions in the UK face ever-increasing economic, social and environmental challenges. They compete for investment in what is now a single global economy. Demographics are changing with more than 90% of the population now living in urban areas, and where the number of people aged over 65 will double to 19 million by 2050. The resources we consume are becoming more expensive, with cities especially vulnerable to disruptions in supply.
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The Internet of Things. A critique of ambient technology and the all-seeing network of RFID | the internet of things

The Internet of Things. A critique of ambient technology and the all-seeing network of RFID | the internet of things | Urban Informatics | Scoop.it
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Toward the Sentient City » September 17 – November 7, 2009

Toward the Sentient City » September 17 – November 7, 2009 | Urban Informatics | Scoop.it
September 17 – November 7, 2009...
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Re-Imagining the Future of Cities

The MIT SENSEable City Lab is doing some groundbreaking work in the exploration of how people interact with their built environment. This is a short look at two of their more recent projects: The Copenhagen Wheel & Trash Track.
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Urbanflow Helsinki

Urbanflow Helsinki is a concept done for Forum Virium Helsinki by http://Nordkapp.fi and http://Urbanscale.org envisioning an operating system for cities. This scenario revolves primarily around situated urban screens and their potential uses.
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Creative Class » Blog Archive » Now Emerging: Urban Informatics - Creative Class

Creative Class » Blog Archive » Now Emerging: Urban Informatics - Creative Class | Urban Informatics | Scoop.it
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Immaterials: Light painting WiFi

This project explores the invisible terrain of WiFi networks in urban spaces by light painting signal strength in long-exposure photographs.
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