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Reimaging the City as a Digital Platform

The future of cities is a topic that fascinates me. I watched a presentation by two team members of Sidewalk Labs about Reimaging the city as a digital platform. It touched on where they see the future of cities are headed.

Among topics such as self driving cars, they touched on 5 primary physical identifiers that cities are composed of — path (sidewalk, road), edge (train tracks), node (train station), district (neighborhoods), and landmarks (Central Park, Space Needle, Eiffel Tower, etc) — and their digital equivalents.

If you’re as fascinated with the topic as me, you’re encouraged to watch…

[via https://www.elegran.com]

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  • Thanks for the mention of my story Drew! Sidewalk Labs was one of the most inspiring Google NYC Tech Talks I’ve seen, and I can’t wait for the next “Sidewalk Talks.” http://tigho.com/

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