Smart cities : big data, civic hackers, and the quest for a new utopia / Anthony M. Townsend.

We live in a world defined by urbanization and digital ubiquity, where mobile broadband connections outnumber fixed ones, machines dominate a new "Internet of things," and more people live in cities than in the countryside. In Smart Cities, urbanist and technology expert Anthony Townsend t...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Townsend, Anthony M., 1973-
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2013]
Edition:First edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Urbanization and ubiquity
  • The $100 billion jackpot
  • Cybernetics redux
  • Cities of tomorrow
  • The open-source metropolis
  • Tinkering toward utopia
  • Have nots
  • Reinventing city hall
  • A planet of civic laboratories
  • Buggy, brittle, and bugged
  • A new civics for a smart century.