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.
11.457 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by S. Williams.
Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 9-451.
This class counts for a total of 9 credits.
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