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Tag Archives: technological determinism

The vision of a technologist’s city: where people, spaces and information collide

“When,” asks Greg Lindsey in his Fast Company article, “did Silicon Valley become so obsessed with building cities?” His article describes the work of a company called Living PlanIT: Living PlanIT (pronounced “planet”) is the brainchild of Steve Lewis and Malcolm Hutchinson, a pair of IT veterans who met when Lewis was still a top […]

Data in cities: It’s a [Good, Bad] Thing

Via IBM’s Smarter Cities Tumblr, I stumbled across this summary from the Sustainable Cities Collective of an interesting event that happened recently — a panel discussion taking place at the Apple Store on Regent Street in London about data in cities. The panelists were Usman Haque, Susannah Hagan, Rachel Armstrong, and Juliet Davis — who […]