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IF (URBAN) LIFE IS A GAME, (SMART) CITIES ARE THE PLAYGROUNDS. GAMIFICATION, CIVIC REWARDS AND CROWDSOURCING STRATEGIES FOR CONNECTED CITIES.-

IF (URBAN) LIFE IS A GAME, (SMART) CITIES ARE THE PLAYGROUNDS. GAMIFICATION, CIVIC REWARDS AND CROWDSOURCING STRATEGIES FOR CONNECTED CITIES.- | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
by Pablo Sánchez Chillón (Urban 360º) How can games be used for engaging citizens in urban matters? How the addition of urban game-like programs, crowd sourced initiatives in real/digital spaces an...
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Thinking Cities, Networked Society - Ericsson

http://ericsson.com/networkedsociety The documentary 'Thinking Cities' deals with one of the most dramatic societal trends happening today: urbanization. The...
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Smart Cities: Paris and San Francisco “have a lot to learn from each other” | L'Atelier: Disruptive innovation

Smart Cities: Paris and San Francisco “have a lot to learn from each other” | L'Atelier: Disruptive innovation | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
When it comes to ‘smart cities’, Paris and San Francisco are two of the world’s leaders. They have now agreed a research partnership, with a view to exchanging experiences and learning from each other.

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Broadband does not a smart city make - Troy Media

Broadband does not a smart city make - Troy Media | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
Broadband does not a smart city make
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Rohit Talwar LONDON, UK, Jun 12, 2013/ Troy Media/ – Most people talking about the intelligent or smart city are focusing on the relatively narrow aspects of ensuring widespread broadband provision.
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Generative Cities: The Future of Urban Intelligence | Hybrid Reality | Big Think

Generative Cities: The Future of Urban Intelligence | Hybrid Reality | Big Think | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
Reprinted from PSFK's "Need to Know" magazine
In the future, cities will be judged by their generativity.  Over seventy percent of the world’s population, and almost all of the globe’s skilled talent, will live in cities by the year 2050.
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Cities get smart: urban innovation - in pictures

Cities get smart: urban innovation - in pictures | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
Forget flying cars and robots, the cities of the near future will be getting 'smart' using a combination of high- and low-tech solutions.

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Can Telcos Deliver 'Smart City as a Service'? - Light Reading

Can Telcos Deliver 'Smart City as a Service'? - Light Reading | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
Can Telcos Deliver 'Smart City as a Service'?
Light Reading
The "smart city" sounds like a great idea, but it doesn't really exist in any meaningful sense.
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'Smart' Santander, Spain is what future cities may look like.

'Smart' Santander, Spain is what future cities may look like. | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
What happens at this government sponsored experiment in Santander, a tiny village in Spain could impact the future trajectory of cities.

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The Human Smart Cities Manifesto | Periphéria

The Human Smart Cities Manifesto | Periphéria | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
The Human Smart Cities Manifesto | Periphéria http://t.co/DyTr4ofMUw
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Can open data power a smart city revolution?

Can open data power a smart city revolution? | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
Open data technology is making urban sustainability possible but businesses must collaborate, Ron van der Lans tells Oliver Balch (RT @CitySDK: "He also highlights the European Union-funded City SDK, which sees eight cities (Amsterdam, Barcelona,...
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Lumigrids LED bike projector

Lumigrids LED bike projector | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it

Via Deloste, Massimo Merenda
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Anna Hernandez Cortes's comment, May 24, 2013 11:30 AM
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Menno Littel's curator insight, May 25, 2013 7:18 AM

Handig voor de nachtelijke fietsers onder ons. 

Filippo Mazzeo Iorio's curator insight, May 27, 2013 3:52 AM

La voglio!

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Dear City Canada Surfaces on Digital Signage Across Canada - Digital Signage Connection

Dear City Canada Surfaces on Digital Signage Across Canada - Digital Signage Connection | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
Digital Signage Connection
Dear City Canada Surfaces on Digital Signage Across Canada
Digital Signage Connection
Canadians tweet urban love letters expressing pride and joy, opinions and criticisms, love and suggestions about their cities.
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IF (URBAN) LIFE IS A GAME, (SMART) CITIES ARE THE PLAYGROUNDS. GAMIFICATION, CIVIC REWARDS AND CROWDSOURCING STRATEGIES FOR CONNECTED CITIES.-

IF (URBAN) LIFE IS A GAME, (SMART) CITIES ARE THE PLAYGROUNDS. GAMIFICATION, CIVIC REWARDS AND CROWDSOURCING STRATEGIES FOR CONNECTED CITIES.- | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
by Pablo Sánchez Chillón (Urban 360º) How can games be used for engaging citizens in urban matters? How the addition of urban game-like programs, crowd sourced initiatives in real/digital spaces an...

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Troubleshooting The Smart City | Smart Cities i...

Troubleshooting The Smart City | Smart Cities i... | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
BY ANNA SECINO Smart cities have been creating a lot of buzz lately—thanks, in no small part, to the recent controversy over NSA surveillance, which cast a rather sinister light over visions of cities made more efficient through data collection of...
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Urban Sketches (2001) | greyworld

Urban Sketches (2001) | greyworld | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
Just finished installing Urban Sketches (2001) in Spitalfields on 3 huge screens. 12 years old but still fun.. http://t.co/5RyaUMaWmS
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Olympic Games accelerates smart city technologies, says Ovum - ComputerWeekly.com

Olympic Games accelerates smart city technologies, says Ovum - ComputerWeekly.com | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
Olympic Games accelerates smart city technologies, says Ovum
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Significant international events, such as the Commonwealth Games and the Olympics, help cement the host city's future technology profiles.
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The government must create a smart cities framework - ComputerWeekly.com

The government must create a smart cities framework - ComputerWeekly.com | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
The government must create a smart cities framework
ComputerWeekly.com
The UK government needs to implement a framework with a better understanding of future cities technologies, according to EE.
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Smart cities - why, what, how, how?

Smart cities - why, what, how, how? | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
Some advice for people promoting a Smart City approach. Prepare your answers to the following questions: 1.      Why do we need “smart” and do we even need cities any more? First, provide a clear a...

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» IBM : Smart Ideas For Smarter Cities » Adoholik: Creative | Funny Print, Outdoor, Guerilla, Viral, TVC Ads | Advertisements | Commercials from India & World

It's advertisements that you can actually use in the city: http://t.co/A1DqjzdVPU
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Smart cities researchers simulate human behavior during floods | www.smartcitiescouncil.com

Smart cities researchers simulate human behavior during floods | www.smartcitiescouncil.com | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
Many of the most exciting smart city possibilities relate to predictive analytics -- crunching data to forecast what will happen next.
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New Smart Cities Lectures Online | Smart Cities

New Smart Cities Lectures Online | Smart Cities | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
Mainly Based on my Lectures on Models, Complexity, and Smart Cities at ASU, Ritsumeikan, and UCL, with blogging odds and ends thrown in for good measure. Search ...
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10knotes: karenhurley: Smart ideas for Smarter...

10knotes: karenhurley: Smart ideas for Smarter... | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it
10knotes: “karenhurley: Smart ideas for Smarter cities ” (Photoset: 10knotes: karenhurley: Smart ideas for Smarter cities http://t.co/j1z4kWaRs8)
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A Parisian Restaurant Design with a Pixelated Green Facade

A Parisian Restaurant Design with a Pixelated Green Facade | Urban Interaction Design | Scoop.it

Architect Stephane Malka’s striking facade proposal for a Parisian restaurant creates an unusual site, sure to stand out in the urban setting of the city. Amidst a city of man-made concrete and glass structures could rise a building essentially comprised of an organically growing “forest.

Malka, who has experience in urban landscaping, created a green facade that wraps around a glass enclosure and is composed of raw wooden blocks arranged in a patchy, pixelating pattern. The uneven surface creates spaces for plant life to grow, spilling flourishing green plants and foliage down the building.

The textured wooden facade, which seems to actively move inward to completely engulf the glass skin, stops to reveal an expansive view of the restaurant’s interior.

Malka’s work presents passersby and restaurant customer with with the interesting paradox of nature abundantly flourishing in an urban environment...


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Rebecca Ashley Martinez's curator insight, June 8, 2013 2:29 PM

Architect Stephane Malka's work of art an urban forest....

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'Smart' cities: Stanford, Cambridge…Santander? - Upstart (blog)

'Smart' cities: Stanford, Cambridge…Santander?
Upstart (blog)
When we think of smart cities we usually think of cities that revolve around some of the best educational institutions in the world.
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