Quantified Cities

A session at PICNIC '11

Wednesday 14th September, 2011

1:30pm to 3:00pm (AMT)

There are two sources of data in a city: the physicality and the people. Both are generating huge amounts of data a great deal of which is being shared publicly. For example, buildings broadcast their energy efficiency much as a human records their sporting achievements. What we find at the intersection of these data sets, can be cause for concern or an opportunity to improve.

Who and what is an occupant of a city of data? Are we facing the creation of data ghosts in the city of data?

Using methodologies from the Quantified Self community and City Planning, we will produce a model of the blending of self and city in this special hands-on workshop.

Three 10-minute introductions to the topics will be made by the team at the start of the session, after which we will dive into the workshop for an hour. We’ll be recording the process as a video - so come an be part of the exploration in the new frontier of urban living.

Quantified Self application developers are strongly recommended to attend.

About the speakers

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Peter Bihr

Emerging tech via consulting, research, conferences & publications at @thewavingcat: @ThingsCon @ixdconf @GoodHomeProject @IgniteBerlin @dearsouvenirmag bio from Twitter

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Igor Schwarzmann

Curly monster. Knowmad. Co-founder of @thirdwaveberlin. Strategy & Foresight. Talk to me about the future of cities, publishing and work. bio from Twitter

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David Bausola

Meddler @ http://www.weavrs.com bio from Twitter

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Netherlands Netherlands, Amsterdam

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Time 1:30pm3:00pm AMT

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