Web Mashup Platforms for Future Programmable Cities

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Saturday 12th March, 2011

5:00pm to 6:00pm (CST)

The public infrastructure of our cities are obscure structures whose workings are not accessible to most citizens. What if every sensor in our cities would have a Web API anyone could access in real-time and mashup? Open and easy to use Web platforms that enable efficient integration, processing, storage, and access to the enormous amount of data digital cities generate are increasingly needed, and we'll explore the various technologies that are making such solutions possible. Furthermore, we'll go much more beyond the technical aspects of such a platform to address the more controversial implications of such an Orwellian scenario. Hopefully, this session will provide a forum for the different disciplines involved in the design of future cities to establish a common ground for better interdisciplinary cooperation and understanding in this area.

LEVEL: Intermediate

About the speakers

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Christine Outram

Christine Outram is a technology integrator, city lover, urban informaticist, designer of the Copenhagen Wheel & Director of City Innovation Group bio from Twitter

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Dominique Guinard

CTO @ evrythng.net / co-founder @ webofthings.com / phd @ ETH Zurich bio from Twitter

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Vlad Trifa

researcher, hacker, and co-founder @ webofthings.com & chief product officer @ evrythng.net / phd @ ETH Zurich bio from Twitter

18 attendees

  • Ben Essen
  • Chiara Bernasconi
  • Christine Outram
  • Dominique Guinard
  • Ed Costello
  • Garann Means
  • Iain Mullan
  • Jed Sundwall
  • Justin Michaliga
  • José Padilla
  • Wade Austin
  • Niran Babalola
  • Sarah Khan
  • Yesenia Sotelo
  • Tibet Sprague
  • Tom Henrich
  • vlad trifa
  • wilbertbaan

28 trackers

  • Andy Agnew
  • Joen
  • Anonymous
  • Arena Reed
  • Beau
  • Jessica Clark
  • Sean Patrick Henry
  • Carson McDonald
  • Colin Schlüter
  • Mike Cravey
  • danielc
  • Héctor Ramos
  • Herb Zoota
  • PF Samuelson
  • Hillary Hartley
  • Dan W
  • Iskander Smit
  • Jenn Gustetic
  • John Keefe
  • liangcw
  • Natalie Downe
  • Gene Smith
  • Herman Kuiper
  • Pelle Sten
  • Shannon Darrough
  • Chris Toppon
  • Tom Rankin
  • Ruthie BenDor

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Time 5:00pm6:00pm CST

Date Sat 12th March 2011


Salon F/G, Hilton Austin Downtown

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