Techno-Politics of Data and Urban Cooperative Platforms

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* Article: Deciphering Smart City Citizenship: The Techno-Politics of Data and Urban Co-operative Platforms. By Igor Calzada. RIEV, Revista Internacional de Estudios Vascos/International Journal on Basque Studies 63(1-2):42-81. January 2020



"The hegemonic ‘smart city’ approach in the European H2020 institutional framework is slowly evolving into a new citizen-centric paradigm called the ‘experimental city’. While this evolution incorporates social innovations—including urban co-operative platforms that are flourishing as (smart) citizens are increasingly considered decision-makers rather than data providers—certain underlying ethical and democratic issues concerning the techno-politics of data remain unresolved. "