Connected urban environments couple ubiquitous broadband with open standards and increased information transparency to promote public, private and people partnerships which reflect local, regional, and global perspectives on environmental, political, and economic landscapes. Connected Urban Development from MIT Mobile Experience Lab on Vimeo.
With his team at SENSEable City Lab, MIT’s Carlo Ratti makes cool things by sensing the data we create. He pulls from passive data sets — like the calls we make, the garbage we throw away — to create surprising visualizations of city life. And he and his team create dazzling interactive environments from moving [...]
http://hackitectura.net HACKITECTURA from Guillermo Cruz on Vimeo.
The MIT SENSEable City Lab is doing some groundbreaking work in the exploration of how people interact with their built environment. This is a short look at two of their more recent projects: The Copenhagen Wheel & Trash Track. To learn more about them visit senseable.mit.edu/ Re-Imagining the Future of Cities from Kris Carter on [...]
Over the past century but accelerating over the past couple of decades, we have seen the emergence of a kind of global data field. The planet itself – natural systems, human systems, physical objects – have always generated an enormous amount of data, but we didnt used to be able to hear it, to see [...]
En Londres 10.500 cámaras filman a toda hora como en un reality show, sin cortes, las conductas de la gente común, la Argentina se está poniendo en sintonía con las tendencias mundiales de seguridad urbana. www.imaginatuvuelo.blogspot.com
Urbanflow, a joint effort of Nordkapp.fi and Urbanscale.org envisions an operating system for cities. The scenario explored in the video revolves around situated urban screens and their potential uses. For more detailed information about the project and its background see the links below, or contact us directly with any questions: nordkapp.fi/#contact. helsinki.urbanflow.io nordkapp.fi/blog/2011/09/building-urbanflow-helsinki/ urbanscale.org/2011/07/14/week-28-introducing-urbanflow/ Urbanflow [...]
Smart, responsive and elegant, the Copenhagen Wheel is a new emblem for urban mobility. It transforms ordinary bicycles quickly into hybrid e-bikes that also function as mobile sensing units. The Copenhagen Wheel allows you to capture the energy dissipated while cycling and braking and save it for when you need a bit of a boost. [...]
Sami Niemelä is the creative director of Nordkapp, a Helsinki based group of experienced designers, strategists and technologists. Sami Niemelä at Cognitive Cities Conference from Cognitive Cities on Vimeo.
Arduino The Documentary (2010) English HD from gnd on Vimeo.
A users guide to the Sentient City Survival Kit. survival.sentientcity.net Sentient City Survival Kit – Quick Start Guide from mark shepard on Vimeo.
In her role as Chief Digital Officer for the City of New York, Rachel Sterne is tasked with strengthening the City’s digital media presence and streamlining internal digital communications. In her talk, Sterne demonstrated recent innovations that are shaping the city’s future. Mentioning how city resident participation is crucial with a real-time approach, attendees were [...]
Adam Greenfield is the author of Speedbird and the founder and managing director of Urbanscale. You might also have read his book “Everyware: The dawning age of ubiquitous computing”. Adam Greenfield at Cognitive Cities Conference from Cognitive Cities on Vimeo.