What is a neighbourhood?

One of the simplest questions you might do us all those interested in improving our cities is: what is a neighbourhood? However, the simplicity that this question shows at first sight becomes extremely complex as a conversation on the topic

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What is a neighbourhood?

One of the simplest questions you might do us all those interested in improving our cities is: what is a neighbourhood? However, the simplicity that this question shows at first sight becomes extremely complex as a conversation on the topic

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Cities social participatory ecologies. Citizen designing their cities.

The software industry has taken the leadership in the decisions and development of the paths of our future cities. Because the software industry has not yet found a profitable business model that engages social participatory systems in city design decisions,

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Cities social participatory ecologies. Citizen designing their cities.

The software industry has taken the leadership in the decisions and development of the paths of our future cities. Because the software industry has not yet found a profitable business model that engages social participatory systems in city design decisions,

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Sharing Cities participation failure: The Digital Gap.

Truly Smart Cities, Sharing cities will be the ones using technology for building a new common decision cloud. We all know that humans tend to collaborate. What we use to forget is that cities were, by its very basis, born

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Sharing Cities participation failure: The Digital Gap.

Truly Smart Cities, Sharing cities will be the ones using technology for building a new common decision cloud. We all know that humans tend to collaborate. What we use to forget is that cities were, by its very basis, born

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The Adaptive & Morphogenetic City

In 1961 Jane Jacobs set the grounds of cities as complex problems, complexity generated by citizens and their mixed uses, decisions and life patterns. It is currently acknowledged that two major errors in urban planning approach have been made in

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The Adaptive & Morphogenetic City

In 1961 Jane Jacobs set the grounds of cities as complex problems, complexity generated by citizens and their mixed uses, decisions and life patterns. It is currently acknowledged that two major errors in urban planning approach have been made in

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Algorithmic regulations: Open Data and Code are politics.

Algorithmic Regulation is the worst nightmare for politicians these days. All of our relationships, with other people, environment, the city, enterprises and government are becoming digital. Policies based on this kind of regulation will be based on controlling the outcomes,

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Algorithmic regulations: Open Data and Code are politics.

Algorithmic Regulation is the worst nightmare for politicians these days. All of our relationships, with other people, environment, the city, enterprises and government are becoming digital. Policies based on this kind of regulation will be based on controlling the outcomes,

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Science of Cities: Michael Batty new coined scientific discipline

A new “Science of Cities” has been established by Prof. Michael Batty from University College of London coining the term in 2013. In his book, almost a manifesto, The new Science of Cities (MIT Press, Cambridge. MA, 2013), he argues

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Science of Cities: Michael Batty new coined scientific discipline

A new “Science of Cities” has been established by Prof. Michael Batty from University College of London coining the term in 2013. In his book, almost a manifesto, The new Science of Cities (MIT Press, Cambridge. MA, 2013), he argues

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Collaborative housing: Coliving, wihthout limits for the collaborative culture!

The idea of ​​collaborative housing has been one of the latest contributions that the trend of “collaborative life” has proposed, coining the term Coliving. Especially in the United States, they have already emerged, a large group of associations and startups

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Collaborative housing: Coliving, wihthout limits for the collaborative culture!

The idea of ​​collaborative housing has been one of the latest contributions that the trend of “collaborative life” has proposed, coining the term Coliving. Especially in the United States, they have already emerged, a large group of associations and startups

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Social evolutionary studies: Computational Anthropology or Science of Cities basis?

 Social evolutionary studies are starting to be the very basis of some recently emerged new disciplines. Computational Anthropology as a new science is based on the Big Data obtained from location-based social networks using them for studying human patterns of

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Social evolutionary studies: Computational Anthropology or Science of Cities basis?

 Social evolutionary studies are starting to be the very basis of some recently emerged new disciplines. Computational Anthropology as a new science is based on the Big Data obtained from location-based social networks using them for studying human patterns of

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Social intelligence: why Big Data just profits big enterprises?

Nevertheless having the word social within its name, Social Intelligence, does not refer to cleverer societies through shared decision making or sharing economies. The term Social intelligence is commonly use to refer to the set of data obtain from current/possible

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Social intelligence: why Big Data just profits big enterprises?

Nevertheless having the word social within its name, Social Intelligence, does not refer to cleverer societies through shared decision making or sharing economies. The term Social intelligence is commonly use to refer to the set of data obtain from current/possible

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Civic Tech vs. Smart Tech, defining a new approach to city collective design.

Civic Tech use to be considered the technology which power increases in proportion to the people participating in it, making possible, the collaborative creation of a common knowledge. The boundary between Civic Tech and Smart City citizen`s data monitorization (for

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Civic Tech vs. Smart Tech, defining a new approach to city collective design.

Civic Tech use to be considered the technology which power increases in proportion to the people participating in it, making possible, the collaborative creation of a common knowledge. The boundary between Civic Tech and Smart City citizen`s data monitorization (for

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Startups city based: talented citizen’s manpower.

As soon as technology made its final step to the human masses talented citizens have started to invest their effort in startups city based for empower city development technology based. This type of startups city business model based are developing

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Startups city based: talented citizen’s manpower.

As soon as technology made its final step to the human masses talented citizens have started to invest their effort in startups city based for empower city development technology based. This type of startups city business model based are developing

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Networked economy: The convergence of consumer and business networks

New lines of business and job categories are raising altogether with the next economic revolution, the Networked Economy. Data universe continues to expand rapidly. More data has been created in the past 2 years than in the whole human history. It is

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Networked economy: The convergence of consumer and business networks

New lines of business and job categories are raising altogether with the next economic revolution, the Networked Economy. Data universe continues to expand rapidly. More data has been created in the past 2 years than in the whole human history. It is

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Predictive Science: leading your company strategy.

Predictive Science consists on computational predictions based on a mathematical model which data generation is observed and calibrated. Normally embedded in the frame of probability theory it is starting to be the main start of business consultancy. Predictive sciences are

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Predictive Science: leading your company strategy.

Predictive Science consists on computational predictions based on a mathematical model which data generation is observed and calibrated. Normally embedded in the frame of probability theory it is starting to be the main start of business consultancy. Predictive sciences are

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Cities and Big Data: Social oil with an unknown future

Sharing Big Data will make our cities grow, but because of the implications of this change of paradigm, its consequences deserve deep study. A 2011 World Economic Forum report described consumer data as “the new oil” that will emerge to

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Cities and Big Data: Social oil with an unknown future

Sharing Big Data will make our cities grow, but because of the implications of this change of paradigm, its consequences deserve deep study. A 2011 World Economic Forum report described consumer data as “the new oil” that will emerge to

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Data City: the fourth utility city problem.

Data City design is based on the fourth utility: data grid circulatory systems. At the beginning of the 20th century General Motors leaded city design trends promoting cities for cars. At the beginning of 21st century Software Industry is leading city

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Data City: the fourth utility city problem.

Data City design is based on the fourth utility: data grid circulatory systems. At the beginning of the 20th century General Motors leaded city design trends promoting cities for cars. At the beginning of 21st century Software Industry is leading city

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Collaborative living: A city is still not a tree.

Collaborative living is believed nowadays to be a Trojan horse within the uncontrolled capitalist system. To share instead of to possess has settled a new social and economic revolution. According to MIT collaborative living is nowadays moving 26.000 millions of

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Collaborative living: A city is still not a tree.

Collaborative living is believed nowadays to be a Trojan horse within the uncontrolled capitalist system. To share instead of to possess has settled a new social and economic revolution. According to MIT collaborative living is nowadays moving 26.000 millions of

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Legible cities movement: are you perceiving you city right?

The movement was born favouring the more legible cities idea being inspired by the book The image of the city which author is K.A. Lynch, an American social 60s geographer. Based from the 90s in Bristol the movement raises an

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Legible cities movement: are you perceiving you city right?

The movement was born favouring the more legible cities idea being inspired by the book The image of the city which author is K.A. Lynch, an American social 60s geographer. Based from the 90s in Bristol the movement raises an

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