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Urban Age Electric City: Saskia Sassen – Urbanising technology
Urban Age Electric City: Saskia Sassen - Urbanising technology

How can technology dictate the future development of our cities?

Ciudad Global (spanish)
Ciudad Global (spanish)

Saskia Sassen, profesora Robert S. Lynd de sociología en la Universidad de Columbia, dictó una conferencia sobre ciudad global, concepto creado por esta reconocida académica, el 8 de noviembre de 2011 durante el lanzamiento de cerca de 60 publicaciones de la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad de los Andes. Saskia Sassen es copresidenta [...]

The Future of Smart Cities
The Future of Smart Cities

A leading researcher on globalization, global cities and new technologies Saskia Sassen discusses the current hype around smart cities. She reminds us that “It is the need to design a system that puts all that technology truly at the service of the inhabitants—and not the other way around.”

What makes for a successful city?
What makes for a successful city?

The question as to what makes for a successful city is a complex one, and one that affects nearly all of us; by 2050 around three quarters of the world’s population will live in cities; Phaidon.com asked an esteemed group of urban experts for their take on successful city living. These experts include Ricky Burdett, [...]

Talking back to your Intelligent City
Talking back to your Intelligent City

Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, Columbia University, questions notions of comfort and “cityness” in the global city of New York. © 2011 The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York.