Usman Haque on Global Open Data for Digital Urbanism

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"Usman Haque (@uah) is a London-based architect, artist and entrepreneur. He has created responsive environments, interactive installations, digital interface devices and dozens of mass-participation initiatives.

We are rapidly populating the world with instruments that help us comprehend our architectural, infrastructural and environmental surroundings. As their increasingly rich data flows integrate with lived experience, they are beginning to let communities reperceive and reshape themselves in exciting new ways.

This talk was delivered at the Sydney office of global design & engineering firm ARUP in March 2012, as part of the Foresight + Innovation Talk (FIT) series convened by Stuart Candy (@futuryst)."