Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia

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Product Details

Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
October 06, 2014
Pages
388
Dimensions
5.4 X 1.1 X 8.1 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393349788

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About the Author

Anthony M. Townsend is the author of Ghost Road and Smart Cities, and the president and founder of Star City Group, a strategic foresight and urban planning studio. He lives in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Reviews

Townsend has collected fascinating stories of urban renewal and innovation from around the globe and packaged them into lessons that are neat and digestible--Sarah Rothbard
An ambitiously wide-ranging, admirably clear-eyed, and ultimately humanistic guidebook to the connected city.--Tom Vanderbilt, author of Traffic and You May Also Like
An entertaining history of urban planning's visionaries and villains, the technological breakthroughs and the spectacular failures that brought us to this crossroads.--Tim Smedley
Compelling...Townsend begins a conversation.--Melanie Moses
Anthony Townsend's terrific book looks at the historic relationship of urban and industrial development to new technologies.
[A] timely and necessary guide to this age of the Franken-city.--Daniel Brook