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Ems - Summer I ’11 - T101 Lecture 12: Katie Birge- Creative Cities


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Ems - Summer I ’11 - T101 Lecture 12: Katie Birge- Creative Cities

  1. 1. Katie Birge, Department of Telecommunications<br />Creative Cities<br />Summer Media Life, Indiana University<br />25 May 2011<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />Defining Creative Cities<br />Development of Creative Cities<br />Living a Media Life (in Creative Cities?)<br />The Future of the Creative Class: Tinkering Schools<br />
  3. 3. “Where we live shapes how we live”<br />
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  6. 6. What are Creative Cities?<br />prosperity<br />innovation<br />economic activity<br />
  7. 7. 30x10 mi strip between San Francisco and San Jose<br />Home of Stanford U’s Research Park, 1951 (HP, among others)<br />Headquarters to hundreds of other technology companies<br />Silicon Valley, Cupertino, CA<br />
  8. 8. Florida: “The World is Spiky.”<br />
  9. 9. In a Media Life, place is becoming more virtual and less important.<br />
  10. 10. “But thanks to the Internet, they're now able to live in Friedman's Flat World, collaborating and competing with other programmers around the world. And there are hundreds of thousands of other talents like them, scattered to the four corners of the globe. They don't figure on Florida's map, but any one of them can have an impact.” <br />-Chris Anderson<br />
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  12. 12. Technology Parks in Indiana:<br />
  13. 13. innovation<br />economic activity<br />prosperity<br />
  14. 14. Creative Cities in a Media Life Perspective<br />Shift from Geographic to Virtual<br />Shift from “things to buy” to “things to do” economy<br />
  15. 15. Shift to “Things to Make” Economy<br />
  16. 16.<br />raising future generations of creatives: tinkering schools<br />
  17. 17. In a Media Life, creativity can happen in ANY city.<br />Where will you go?<br />