Slow Data in the Age of the Smart City

Cities stand to benefit from ever-increasing technological advances. Digital information is helping solve our most pressing urban challenges. Yet the rising level of data we are now capable of generating can obscure the original intention and purpose of this work if we don’t stay mindful of the social dynamics at play by engaging with the people that are meant to benefit from it.

Based on an original chart by Trisha Wang.


Author

Mark Bessoudo
Manager of Research, Sustainability and Energy
Canada



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