Download e-book for iPad: Against the Smart City (The city is here for you to use) by Adam Greenfield

By Adam Greenfield

ISBN note: ISBN for identify couldn't sourced. ASIN: B00FHQ5DBS

From the smartphones in our wallet and the cameras at the lampposts to sensors within the sewers, the sidewalks and the bike-sharing stations, the modern urban is permeated with networked info technology.

As promoted through businesses like IBM, Siemens and Cisco platforms, the imaginative and prescient of the "smart city" proposes that this know-how will be harnessed by way of municipal directors to accomplish unheard of degrees of efficiency,security, comfort and sustainability. yet a more in-depth examine what this physique of principles really contains means that the sort of urban won't, and can't, serve the pursuits of the folks who stay in it.

In this pamphlet, Everyware writer Adam Greenfield explores the ways that this discourse treats the town as an abstraction, misunderstands (or even undermines) the procedures that actually do generate which means and cost — and lands up making a few of the similar mistakes that doomed the excessive Modernist city making plans of the 20th century. “Against the shrewdpermanent city” presents an highbrow toolkit for these people attracted to resisting this sterile and unappealing imaginative and prescient, and lays very important basis for the way more fruitful possible choices to come back.

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