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A Case for Open Data in Transit
A Case for Open Data in Transit

Ever find yourself waiting for the next bus, not knowing when it will arrive? Think it would be great if you could check a subway countdown clock from the sidewalk? Or get arrival times on your phone? Giving transit riders better information can make riding the bus or the train more convenient and appealing. And [...]

San Francisco Public Transit Data Visualization
San Francisco Public Transit Data Visualization

Thanks to SPUR and NextBus, we were able to get a live feed of all the bus and train locations in San Francisco. We created an interactive (and time-lapse-able) visualization of these data. This is a sketch of a the 3D version. San Francisco Public Transit Data Visualization from Jeevan Kalanithi on Vimeo.

Ciudades en código abierto (spanish)
Ciudades en código abierto (spanish)

La recuperación del espacio público por parte de la ciudadanía. http://www.euskadinnova.net/es/innovacion-social/videos/ciudades-codigo-abierto/77.aspx

Urbanflow
Urbanflow

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 [...]

Invisible Cities
Invisible Cities

By revealing the social networks present within the urban environment, Invisible Cities describes a new kind of city—a city of the mind. It displays geocoded activity from online services such as Twitter and Flickr, both in real-time and in aggregate. Real-time activity is represented as individual nodes that appear whenever a message or image is [...]

SENSEable City Realtime Rome: An MIT Project
SENSEable City Realtime Rome: An MIT Project

A different city map according to realtime cellular phone activity…

The Copenhagen Wheel
The Copenhagen Wheel

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. [...]

Crowdsourced Data & Citizen Mapping
Crowdsourced Data & Citizen Mapping

A video from the UP Singapore exhibition at the 2012 World Cities Summit. Produced by Re:imagine Group, Gray Area Foundation for the Arts, and Newton Circus. Data and the ability to act on it is what makes a city more intelligent: the more we know the more we can manage. Some of the most valuable [...]

Arduino The Documentary
Arduino The Documentary

Arduino The Documentary (2010) English HD from gnd on Vimeo.