"Technology" Resources

Antoine Picon: Smart Cities: A New Challenge for Design

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Antoine Picon: Smart Cities: A New Challenge for Design

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World,

Smart cities represent the new digital frontier, where top-down monitoring meets with individual empowerment and computation allies itself with increased sensory stimulation. Smart cities appear also as the new urban utopia. What is the true content of such utopia that appears to hesitate between technocratic and democratic leanings?  What are the limits of smart cities and the “economy of knowledge” that is  associated with them? In this lecture, Senior Mellon Fellow Antoine Picon addresses these issues.

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Urban Intelligences, Subjects, and Subjectivities

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Urban Intelligences, Subjects, and Subjectivities

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London,

Led by Senior Urban Fellow from 2013-14 Adam Greenfield, this project sought to develop a richer account of the affective and experiential dimensions of everyday urban life in the presence of networked informatic systems.

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