This paper is the first output from our ongoing work with the Urban Tech Hub @ Cornell Tech, and identifies key ethical dilemmas shaping the future of networks, sensing, and computation in cities. This discussion paper explores the emerging territory of urban tech. First, it reviews definitions of urban tech,
A new tool—the big data maturity model—can help cities think strategically about data-driven innovation.
A gathering of researchers and policy analysts building urban data maturity models finds common approaches and concerns.
What is the Internet of Things, and why should urbanists care?
Why do some cities grow, and others decline? What makes one city different from another, and what commonalities do they share? What is a city anyways?
What does the digital, urban future hold for the world’s most vulnerable populations?