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Pervasive IA for the sentient city


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EUROIA 2011, Prague

EUROIA 2011, Prague

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  • 1. @resmini & @lucarosatipervasive iafor the sentient citycross-channel ux in urban environments Photo: Andrea Alessandretti, Flickr
  • 2.
  • 3. cities are emergent systems
  • 4. civilization as we know it is largely a byproduct
  • 5. 50% of world population lives in cities 50% + of people live in cities and % is growing up
  • 6. an etcetera citya list-city rather than a form-citya rhizome Photo: Kirk Crowford, Flickr
  • 7. some cities are different Photo: Abhijeet Rane, Flickr
  • 8. but we often get lost because of bad ux Photo: Ever Falling, Flickr
  • 9. does IA or pervasive IA have anything to do with this?
  • 10. from physical structure to information flow A week on 4square, WSJ
  • 11. “a city processes informationrather than moving it around” Photo: Senseable City Lab, MIT
  • 12. “a city works less like a computerand more like the human brain” Photo: Blue brain project
  • 13. resilience is the capability of a systemto adapt itself to different goals andseeking strategies Photo:Joana Petrova, Flickr
  • 14. information seeking strategies
  • 15. principle of least effort
  • 16. resilience as personal paths
  • 17. top-down
  • 18. bottom-up
  • 19. top-downTP TP pervasive information layer TP TP bottom-up
  • 20. for zombies
  • 21. or zombie run!
  • 22. the best of both worlds
  • 23. gothenburg
  • 24. 50% expected increase in personal travel in theGothenburg region in 2005-2025Transport-related CO2 emissions should decrease by 4%in 2010 and by 75% in 2050 in respect to 1990Public transport travel should increase from 24% to35% in 2020
  • 25. impacting collective transportation behavior is a complex task with a multitude of factors weighing in
  • 26. better roads
  • 27. better services
  • 28. better information
  • 29. better … mh?
  • 30. these are not just different user types who havea range of well-delimited needs: these are usertypes whose needs change through time, in theshort and in the long period, and are shaped in accordance with the place they currently are
  • 31. or is it a “better system”?
  • 32. a seamless experience
  • 33. co-modal traveling
  • 34. 5
  • 35. a complex system with many channels
  • 36. “In my opportunistic cluster model,the bus stop I am standing in front of *is* the app. I open my phone and Im looking at what *this* bus stop has to offer”
  • 37. top-downTP TP pervasive information layer TP TP bottom-up
  • 38. Photo by kcryder, Flickr “places are used as wax. places are the site of a mnemonic palimpsest” thank you