a planet of civic laboratoriesthe future of cities, information and inclusion<br />Anthony Townsend  |Research Director<br...
bugs in the smartest city on earth<br />
BUT ITS NOT JUST THE SMART TOILETS I’M WORRIED ABOUT<br />
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE SCALE THIS UP TO A CITY?<br />
$40 TRILLION URBAN INFRASTRUCTUEOPPORTUNITYEFFICIENCYSECURITYCONVEINENCE<br />
ARE WE LOOKING AT DECADES OF DEBUGGING OUR CITIES?<br />
ARE WE BUILDING BRITTLE GRIDS?<br />
ARE SMART CITIES GOING TO BE INSTRUMENTS OF CONTROL?<br />
ARE SMART CITIES AN UNTHINKABLE IDEA?<br />
IF THEY’RE INSPIRED ONLY BY CORPORATE VISIONOR AUTHORITARIAN NEEDS…YES<br />
Cisco, Shanghai, 2010<br />=<br />General Motors, New York, 1939<br />
a battle for the smart city?<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
OPPORTUNITYTRANSPARENCYSOCIABILITYFUN<br />
WHO WILL BE LEFT BEHIND?<br />WHAT NEW EXCLUSIONS MIGHT BE CREATED?<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reser...
the challenge<br />how do you bring global IT to local communities in inclusive ways?<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future...
the key<br />integrating top-down and grassroots solutions<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR...
houston’s citizen-friendly 311<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
a planet of civic laboratories?<br />
what’s a “civic laboratory”?<br />a place where global technology is adapted to meet local needs<br />vs one-size fits all...
the forecast<br />13 solution templates<br />for inclusive smart cities<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights r...
33<br />
34<br />commons<br />
35<br />commons<br />
36<br />commons<br />
37<br />commons<br />“Gather the volunteers at your current location and come to E 17th. OK?”<br />
38<br />markets<br />
39<br />markets<br />
40<br />markets<br />
41<br />markets<br />
42<br />design &planning<br />
43<br />design &planning<br />
44<br />design &planning<br />
governance<br />45<br />
governance<br />46<br />
txteagle<br />GroundTruth™<br />reinventing<br />surveys and<br />censuses<br />governance<br />47<br />
48<br />
but wait…<br />tensions will arise!<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
50<br />participatory public services<br />
51<br />
52<br />data control<br />
how can Vancouver be a civic laboratory?<br />
how can Vancouver be a better civic laboratory?<br />
engaging the map<br />PDF<br />Prezi<br />tag<br />www.iftf.org/inclusion<br />bit.ly/civiclabs<br />#civiclabs<br />© 201...
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A Planet of Civic Laboratories: Museum of Vancouver

  1. 1. a planet of civic laboratoriesthe future of cities, information and inclusion<br />Anthony Townsend |Research Director<br />INSTITUTE FOR THE FUTURE<br />Presented at <br />Museum of Vancouver<br />April 8, 2011<br />© 2011 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
  2. 2.
  3. 3. bugs in the smartest city on earth<br />
  4. 4. BUT ITS NOT JUST THE SMART TOILETS I’M WORRIED ABOUT<br />
  5. 5. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE SCALE THIS UP TO A CITY?<br />
  6. 6.
  7. 7.
  8. 8.
  9. 9.
  10. 10. $40 TRILLION URBAN INFRASTRUCTUEOPPORTUNITYEFFICIENCYSECURITYCONVEINENCE<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12. ARE WE LOOKING AT DECADES OF DEBUGGING OUR CITIES?<br />
  13. 13.
  14. 14.
  15. 15. ARE WE BUILDING BRITTLE GRIDS?<br />
  16. 16.
  17. 17. ARE SMART CITIES GOING TO BE INSTRUMENTS OF CONTROL?<br />
  18. 18.
  19. 19. ARE SMART CITIES AN UNTHINKABLE IDEA?<br />
  20. 20. IF THEY’RE INSPIRED ONLY BY CORPORATE VISIONOR AUTHORITARIAN NEEDS…YES<br />
  21. 21. Cisco, Shanghai, 2010<br />=<br />General Motors, New York, 1939<br />
  22. 22. a battle for the smart city?<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
  23. 23.
  24. 24. © 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
  25. 25. OPPORTUNITYTRANSPARENCYSOCIABILITYFUN<br />
  26. 26. WHO WILL BE LEFT BEHIND?<br />WHAT NEW EXCLUSIONS MIGHT BE CREATED?<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
  27. 27. the challenge<br />how do you bring global IT to local communities in inclusive ways?<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
  28. 28. the key<br />integrating top-down and grassroots solutions<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
  29. 29. houston’s citizen-friendly 311<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
  30. 30. a planet of civic laboratories?<br />
  31. 31. what’s a “civic laboratory”?<br />a place where global technology is adapted to meet local needs<br />vs one-size fits all<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
  32. 32. the forecast<br />13 solution templates<br />for inclusive smart cities<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
  33. 33. 33<br />
  34. 34. 34<br />commons<br />
  35. 35. 35<br />commons<br />
  36. 36. 36<br />commons<br />
  37. 37. 37<br />commons<br />“Gather the volunteers at your current location and come to E 17th. OK?”<br />
  38. 38. 38<br />markets<br />
  39. 39. 39<br />markets<br />
  40. 40. 40<br />markets<br />
  41. 41. 41<br />markets<br />
  42. 42. 42<br />design &planning<br />
  43. 43. 43<br />design &planning<br />
  44. 44. 44<br />design &planning<br />
  45. 45. governance<br />45<br />
  46. 46. governance<br />46<br />
  47. 47. txteagle<br />GroundTruth™<br />reinventing<br />surveys and<br />censuses<br />governance<br />47<br />
  48. 48. 48<br />
  49. 49. but wait…<br />tensions will arise!<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />
  50. 50. 50<br />participatory public services<br />
  51. 51. 51<br />
  52. 52. 52<br />data control<br />
  53. 53. how can Vancouver be a civic laboratory?<br />
  54. 54. how can Vancouver be a better civic laboratory?<br />
  55. 55. engaging the map<br />PDF<br />Prezi<br />tag<br />www.iftf.org/inclusion<br />bit.ly/civiclabs<br />#civiclabs<br />© 2010 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. | SR-1352A<br />

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