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  • Vanity: Sustainable cities & "collective intelligence technologies"

    04/24/2012 9:57:35 AM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 10 replies
    4/24/2012 | me
    While doing my morning sustainability research i found myself coming across Siemens website, which has done a little updating since my last visit. Within moments i found myself in a .pdf on "smart" neighborhoods to come in NYC, and one of the major subjects discussed is "community intelligence". This raised a brow obviously. A snip: "Being a part of a community meets a basic human need. Knowing your surroundings, having access to relevant local information, and feeling closely connected to your neighborhood—and to the City—builds trust. As New York City continues to grow, residents are at risk of losing their...