11.457 More than Data: Smart Cities, Big Data, Civic Technology and Policy
Discussions of future directions in the 'smart cities' debate. Begins by framing the current smart city with past trends such as the efficient city movement of the 1930s and the Modernist city of the 1950s and 60s. Examines current trends in big data, civic apps, Code for America, the open data movement, DIY data collections devices, and their policy impacts.
This class has no prerequisites.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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