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We live in real-time, technologically enhanced cities. Explore the sweeping changes that our cities are undergoing as a result of networks, sensors, and communication technology.
Understand the foundations of the TechniCity and what it means to be a city planner.
Week Two - Infrastructure for the TechniCity
You'll learn how sensors and networks are transforming our cities.
Week Three - Engaging the TechniCity
Through social networking and crowdsourcing platforms you'll learn how to engage in city building.
Week Four - Entrepreneurial Urbanism
You'll explore how open data initiatives, hack-a-thons, and urban prototyping festivals are creatively innovating our cities.
Weeks Five & Six - Analyzing the TechniCity
From sentiment analysis to mashups, you'll experiment with analyzing data.
Week Seven – Leading TechniCities
Explore how cities across the globe are using Technology to advance their future.
Week Eight- The Future of the TechniCity
You'll engage in peer evaluation of your fellow classmates projects and participate in lively discussion around the future of the TechniCity.
- Jennifer Evans-Cowley - Academic Affairs and Administration
- Thomas Sanchez - Urban Affairs and Planning
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