Anthony Townsend, Senior Research Scientist at New York University’s Rudin Center for Transportation, will focus on the way new data are being used in academic research to decipher how cities work and how these new discoveries will be applied in local government. He will explore frameworks for engaging citizen scientists more deeply in these efforts to encourage less technocratic styles of data-driven research and governance.
MediumD&S affiliate Anthony Townsend gives a history of city charters. It’s pretty clear that Smart Cities 1.0 was always going to take cities in a bad direction — and its why I wrote my book. Cities have clearly responded, and ... Read on MediumOctober 2016
MediumD&S affiliate Anthony Townsend writes more on city charters and big data. The point is… what we now think of as ‘hidebound obsolete bureaucracy’ was no so long ago the cutting edge analytics and evidence-based administrati... Read on MediumJuly 2016