Tagged with urban

Sami Kanaan, Counselor for the City of Geneva, officially opened the Urban Data Challenge exhibit, showcasing some of the best projects from the online competition.

Urban Data Challenge took place early this year as a joint...

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Farida Vis is the lead social media researcher on a team that studied 2.6M tweets sent during the UK riots. The project, 'Reading the Riots on Twitter' (led by Professor Rob Procter) is a collaboration with The Guardian...
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In this presentation about the "Villes Vivantes" project with the City of Geneva, Lift and Interactive Things, Benjamin Widerkehr describes how the huge quantity of data generated by mobile phone usage can be employed to...
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Alain Renk describes "Unlimited Cities", a participatory platform used by architect to enable citizens to change their neighborhood. A rapid prototyping tool, this service aims at allowing people to bring their ideas and react...
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Cities were once constructed by the efforts of individuals, until the grand plans of master architects, and then city planning departments took over, making sense of the "chaos." The city of the future will be both globally...
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This talk explores some of the issues that emerge around networked information-collecting objects in our public spaces, and to frame a taxonomy of such objects from the unobjectionable (due to local effect and a clear public...
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