Peers In The City

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A lecture given originally at EComm in Amsterdam 2009, Peers in the City explores aspects of the intelligent city, cultural innovations around freelancers and crowd curated events like Barcamp, as well as outlining some of the ubiquitous computing technologies being developed by this leading edge of practisioners against the context of gradual climate degredation and economic uncertainty.

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<ul><li> 1. peers in the city</li></ul> <p> 2. The City 3. It turns out that by 2050,7 billionof the 9 billion people living on this planetwill be living in cities. 4. Doubling of 10 and 20 million+ inhabitant-sized cities 5. Infrastructural upgrades 6. 7. Cloud computing, APIs and real-time notifications 8. 9. Sensor networks and mobility 10. `Background computation invisibly powers the foreground-Stephen Graham 11. Alocal version ofFixmystreet 12. 1 stdimension of an intelligent city: Theintelligence ,inventivenessandcreativityof the individuals who live and work in the city.NicosKomninos 13. 2nddimension of an intelligent city: relates to thecollective intelligence of a citys population : the capacity of human communities to co-operate intellectually in creation, innovation and invention. 14. 3rddimension of an intelligent city: relates toartificial intelligence embedded into the physical environment of the cityand available to the citys population: communication infrastructure, digital spaces and public problem-solving tools available to the citys population. 15. People 16. 1. Simple co-working 17. 18. 2. Co-working with a goal: example: Hubs 19. 3. Co-working to Make: Hacklabs 20. Global network of distributed manufacturers 21. Rise of homebrew manufacturing destroys old economy 22. 4. Collaborative redevelopment: Nest project 23. A barcamp is anad-hocgathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in anopen environment . It is an intense event withdiscussions, demos and interactionfrom participants who are the main actors of the event. 24. Barcamp, yay!!!! 25. Barcamp &gt;&gt; Govcamp Barcamp as methodology leaks across domains 26. Barcamp &gt;&gt; Bookcamp Its a viral and spreading fast because it feels good 27. Bookcamp &gt;&gt; Papercamp It teaches people new skills and improves existing ones 28. Papercamp &gt;&gt; [_fill in blank_] camp 29. Selection of camps from 2009: Homeless Connect Camp, Health Camp,LayedOff Camp , Mobile Camp, Cloud Camp, Write Camp, Campaign Camp, Single Life Camp,Cantine Crisis Camp Global Phenomenon: From Buenos Aires to Hyderbad to Lagos to St. Petersburg to Hanoi to New Orleans.In 2009, 3008 camps held . 30. City Data 31. Freeing up of citydata sets by city officials 32. 33. MIT SenseLab Trash|TalkCan these pervasive technologies make 100% recycling a reality? 34. 35. 1. GIVE US THE DATA Make data available in easy to use formats that developers can quickly reuse ( raw data available for download , APIs) 2. CREATE INCENTIVES Fund competitions or encourage your local community to get involved withprototyping new types of services 36. Tools 37. ? UX { 38. Checking in provides location-specific services 39. Designing for an archetypical urban setting 40. FlickrPickr: slideshow made from people detected within 15 meters 41. Add friend using RFID 42. Privacy and anonymity issues abound 43. Adaptable peer-driven cultural and work practise development are timely given the longer terms trends 44. 45. Climate change 46. Crazynomics 47. peers in the city 48. Credits http://www.flickr.com/photos/sharkbait/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/knolleary_papercamp http://www.geekologie.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/daleremote http://www.flickr.com/photos/bekathwia/sets/72157604381050339/ Contact Who:JAMES BURKE Site : www.vurb.euTwitter : @vurb Site : www.lifesized.netTwitter : @lifesizedEmail :[email_address] THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION! </p>