Rachel Clarke, Sara Heitlinger, Ann Light, Laura Forlano, Marcus Foth, Carl DiSalvo
Out of necessity or choice, people and wildlife are increasingly living side by side in urban environments. As more species live together in cities, significant environmental challenges associated with high-density living, poor resource management, habitat loss, and pollution arise. These conditions can be toxic for humans and non-humans alike. Insights One response has been to make cities "smart" using networked sensing and cloud and mobile computing to optimize, control, and regulate urban processes. Smart initiatives are often presented as a social and environmental good. An accompanying agenda, however, has been to spur on sales of novel technology, with…
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