23rd Nov2014

11 reasons computers can’t understand or solve our problems without human judgement

by André

Why data is uncertain, cities are not programmable, and the world is not “algorithmic”. Many people are not convinced that the Smart Cities movement will result in the use of technology to make pla…

Source: theurbantechnologist.com

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12th Nov2014

Futurology: Internet of Things and the NSA – U.S. News & World Report (blog)

by André

Expanding networks stoked surveillance fears in 2004 and could damage privacy in the future.

Source: www.usnews.com

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12th Nov2014

cityofsound: Essay: On the smart city; Or, a ‘manifesto’ for smart citizens instead

by André

Oh, the smart city. I have “previous” here, over about a decade of writing about the interplay between cities and technology.

Source: www.cityofsound.com

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11th Nov2014

Smart City Development and Definition | Sustainable Cities Collective

by André

What exactly makes a city smart? There are varied ideas and approaches to developing smart cities, but the broad conversation centers around how information and technology can be used to plan and manage a city from a centralized hub.

Source: sustainablecitiescollective.com

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08th Nov2014

Imago Futura: REVIEW: “The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism” by Steven Shaviro

by André

Source: austinroberts13.blogspot.com.tr

Interesting to think about things, internet of everything, data and big data, and smart cities as well.

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04th Nov2014

What Is The Internet Of Things? – YouTube

by André

“We humans have indeed always been adept at dovetailing our minds and skills to the shape of our current tools and aids. But when those tools and aids start …

Source: www.youtube.com

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03rd Nov2014

City slicker: Data are slowly changing the way cities operate | Economist

by André

WAITING for a bus on a drizzly winter morning is miserable. But for London commuters Citymapper, an app, makes it a little more bearable. Users enter their destination into a search box and a range of different ways to get there pop up, along with real-time information about when a bus will arrive or when the next Tube will depart. The app is an example of how data are changing the way people view and use cities. Local governments are gradually starting to catch up.

 

Nearly all big British cities have started to open up access to their data. On October 23rd the second version of the London Datastore, a huge trove of information on everything from crime statistics to delays on the Tube, was launched. In April Leeds City council opened an online “Data Mill” which contains raw data on such things as footfall in the city centre, the number of allotment sites or visits to libraries. Manchester also releases chunks of data on how the city region operates. …

Source: www.economist.com

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01st Nov2014

Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger: The Future of Big Data

by André

Can I put this way?

Big Data is not only about big or about data, but a network of things (data that matters) that can produce meaning about something unexpected driven (in volume, variety and velocity) by intelligent new questions.

See the post bellow:

“[W]e can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world’s first bionic man. Steve Austin will be that man. Better than he was before. Better. Stronger.

Source: www.cmswire.com

Can I put that way? "Big Data is not only about big or about data, but a network of things (data that matters) that can produce meaning about something unexpected driven (in volume, variety and velocity) by intelligent new questions".

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28th Oct2014

Les nouvelles promesses de la ville intelligente – La Tribune.fr

by André

En quelques années, la smart city, fondée sur l’explosion du numérique, du partage et de l’ouverture des données, a bouleversé la ville. Public ou privé, tous les acteurs s’y mettent.

Source: www.latribune.fr

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23rd Oct2014

Is Internet of Things Really Internet of Agents? | Part 1 | Cloud Computing Journal

by André

Cloud Computing

Source: cloudcomputing.sys-con.com

Internet of agents!

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