Decoding the City: How Big Data Can Change Urbanism by Dietmar Offenhuber (ed.), Carlo Ratti (ed.)

By Dietmar Offenhuber (ed.), Carlo Ratti (ed.)

The 2 authors of the MIT dependent SENSEable urban Lab express how colossal facts switch truth and, consequently, the way in which we take care of town. They exhibit how the Lab translates electronic information as fabric that may be used for the formula of a special city destiny. The e-book additionally appears to be like on the hazards of the city-related info acquisition and keep watch over.

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Html (accessed August 6, 2012). David Lee Tracking Waste to Reduce Waste Introduction One of the most promising applications of urban sensing is to pre­ sent data to citizens in a way that reveals normally unseen processes in the city. These could be short-term ephemeral processes like air-quality variation and traffic congestion on nearby roads, or they could be long-term processes like growing crime incidence and climate change. Each application is an opportunity to improve awareness of a particular problem and evoke some sort of response from citizens, either through a change of opinion or a shift in behavior, which could spark larger debate and positive action.

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For most people, the primary motivation to change travel plans is to save time. ” Saving money as a reason to change plans came fifth on the list. We might speculate that this is because of the relative low cost of the transportation system in Singapore. These findings were also reinforced by the respondents’ 44 written comments; the majority of participants stated that they use real-time information to change their commute to save time or to reach their destination faster. 8 Note: 1=Not pleasurable, 2=Somewhat not pleasurable, 3=Neutral, 4=Somewhat pleasurable, 5=Pleasurable Anthony Vanky Table 1.

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