Creative Disturbance
We need Smart Citizens not Smart Cities [ENG]

Stephen Kovats describes citizen data and journalism initiatives that engage social and political processes such as in South Sudan, a project in Tanzania with farming groups, but also discusses new collaborative and participative science projects. Roger Malina discusses his open observatory manifesto. Kovats argues that we need to focus on emabling smart citizen initiatives rather than focusing on the top down smart city design processes.

Direct download: SKovacsSmartCitizens1.mp3
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