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Txt and the city

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This is a commissioned article I wrote a few months ago for Canvas8 about the role of technologies in urban culture and its implications for brands. It is republished here with kind permission.   Txt and the city Michiel de Lange   Scope Today’s cities are

Workshop impressions (pics)

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Here are some visual impressions of the three-day workshop Social Cities of Tomorrow:   

Workshop outcomes

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These are the results of the three-day “Social Cities of Tomorrow” workshop (14 − 16 Feb. 2012). Most teams made two presentations: a longer one for the public presentation at Mediamatic  on 16 February 2012, and a shorter one for the public presentation during the Social

Workshop presentation Social Cities of Tomorrow – Templot

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A presentation of the result of two days of workshops that is part of the Social Cities of Tomorrow conference. Providing urban pioneers with plots of unused land plus a Templot app to build an online and offline community of engaged developers of unused spaces

Natalie Jeremijenko talks at Social Cities of Tomorrow

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Natalie Jeremijenko talks about one of her many projects: bicycles digitally displaying geotagged information such as bicycle traffic fatalities as you are cycling through the city.  

Live-blog of the conference at the MC Theater

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Michiel de Lange from The Mobile City introduces the subject of today: how can we make our cities more social instead of just more hi-tech. Martijn de Waal explains that although we will be talking a lot about technology today, it is not about technology in

Katherine Watson of the European Cultural Foundation on Social Cities of Tomorrow

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One of the visitors of the Social Cities of Tomorrow Conference shares her impressions of the first half of the programme.

Natalie Jeremijenko reflects on the Social Cities of yesterday, today and tomorrow

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A short interview with Natalie Jeremijenko sharing her views of what constitutes a social city of tomorrow. Embracing complexity is key.

Usman Haque

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Usman Haque talks about the possibilities for creative solutions with data collected by the public in the city.

Workshop Presentation (Thu Feb 16 20:00) Sold out

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We are having a full house Thursday night at Mediamatic for the presentation of our workshop results. Unfortunately, no more tickets are available.  

Background Reading: Ownership in the Hybrid City

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Digital media technologies are becoming increasingly influential in daily urban life. How can we implement these technologies in such a way that they make and maintain the city as a liveable and vibrant environment? How can we best design urban areas where citizens feel at home,

Ticket update (12/02/13) Conference Sold Out, tickets for pre-conference events still available

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The international conference Social Cities of Tomorrow is sold out. You can use the form  on our tickets-page  to add yourself to the waiting list. We will contact you if  ticket becomes available. There are still tickets available for our pre-conference events: Trust Design #4 Feb 15

Ownership in the hybrid city: themes and examples (part 2)

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A while ago our study ‘Ownership in the Hybrid City’ was published. The study, written in collaboration with Virtueel Platform, informs the upcoming event Social Cities of Tomorrow (14 − 17 Feb 2012). At this moment the study is being translated into English. In the

Our shortlist: more ‘Social Cities’-Showcases

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At Social Cities of Tomorrow, we will feature 12 showcases. All of them make use of urban media in an innovative way and their initiators will share their ambitions as well as their ‘lessons learned.’ We did received far more than 12 interesting proposals, and our jury

Background-Interview with keynote speaker Dan Hill

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Our great Social Cities-intern Margot van der Kroon conducted this highly recommended interview with keynote speaker Dan Hill. 1. What are your main tasks as Strategic Design Lead at Sitra, and what kind of issues are challenging you in particular? I’m one of a four

Ownership in the hybrid city: themes and examples (part 1)

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A while ago our study ‘Ownership in the Hybrid City’ was published. The study, written in collaboration with Virtueel Platform, informs the upcoming event Social Cities of Tomorrow (14 − 17 Feb 2012). At this moment the study is being translated into English (more soon).