Urban Culture and Data
Now more than ever, we need to create and defend vital spaces of information exchange. Librarians and archivists should be involved in curating urban data.
Interfacing Urban Intelligence
As we build so-called “smart” cities, we need to consider the point of engagement where citizens interface with the city’s operating system.
Instrumental City: The View from Hudson Yards
The world’s most ambitious “smart city” project is here. Should we worry that New York City is becoming an experimental lab?
A City Is Not a Computer
This seems an obvious truth, but we need to say it loud and clear. Urban intelligence is more than information processing.
Cloud and Field
On the resurgence of “field guides” in a networked age. We’ve moved from birding to dronewatching, from natural history to dark ecology. But are we still looking through colonialist binoculars?