Carlo Ratti on the Real Time City

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Carlo Ratti: Real Time City

URL = http://world-information.org/wio/program/paris/1245864194/htmlPublicWIOPlayer?mid=wio/carlo_ratti_lecture.flv

Description

"The real-time city is now real! The increasing deployment of sensors and hand-held electronics in recent years is allowing a new approach to the study of the built environment. The way we describe and understand cities is being radically transformed - alongside the tools we use to design them and impact on their physical structure. Studying these changes from a critical point of view and anticipating them is the goal of the SENSEable City Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology." (http://world-information.org/wio/program/paris/1245864194)