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Signs of the Smart City with Eric Corbett

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Research Seminar Series, featuring leading voices in the growing field of urban informatics

Unpacking the Evolving Smart City: Attend “Signs of the Smart City” in Brooklyn

Intrigued by the concept of smart cities but unsure of the specifics? The “Signs of the Smart City” event in Brooklyn, featuring Eric Corbett from Google, offers an insightful exploration of this rapidly evolving field. This informative session delves into urban informatics, the integration of data and technology to enhance urban environments.

Mr. Corbett, leveraging his expertise at Google, will shed light on the complexities of sensor-laden cities. Explore how data collected from various sources, from traffic patterns to energy consumption, is analyzed and utilized to optimize various aspects of city life. Gain insights into the potential of smart city real estate and how it can contribute to improved sustainability, efficiency, and citizen well-being.

This timely session goes beyond simply defining “smart city” (2024) and delves deeper into the critical considerations and challenges associated with data collection, privacy concerns, and ethical implementation. By exploring the “thingness of transparency”, Mr. Corbett offers a nuanced understanding of how smart city initiatives can be approached thoughtfully and responsibly.

Join the conversation and gain valuable knowledge about the present and future of smart cities. This event is ideal for anyone interested in urban planning, technology, and the evolving landscape of our cities.


March 29
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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370 Jay Street Brooklyn
New York, NY 11201 United States
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