From Sentient to Responsive Cities

From Sentient to Responsive Cities
Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 1 july 2008

Fabien Girardin from MIT SENSEable City Lab has a fascinating presentation available online which describes how cities could become “responsive” thanks to new urban actors that can monitor activity real time. Technology like mobile phones, speed cameras, pollution sensors and CCTV systems could be used to make the city react to its population. There aren’t too many examples of how this might happen, but Girarden explains why this will probably happen. On his site, he says:

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