Open-data cities and a road to a digital Brighton

Click here to load reader

  • date post

  • Category


  • view

  • download


Embed Size (px)


In the coming years, every city will be - to a lesser or greater degree - a digital city. How will Brighton and Hove get there first? And how will it stand out from the rest? The road map to a smarter, more prosperous, sustainable and openly-democratic community.

Transcript of Open-data cities and a road to a digital Brighton

  • 1. Google Earth [email_address] @GregHadfield

2. 16:26:56November 29 2012Google Earth 3. Know thyself. -Thales 4. Man is by nature a political animal. -Aristotle 5. There is no such thing as society.There are individual men and women, and there are families. -Margaret Thatcher 6. Individualslive in anincreasingly-connected world ( where social alienation and exclusion are endemic); The growth ofcities,including world cities and megacities; Emerging technologiescan improve the lives of individual citizens in digital cities. 7. Google Earth 8. Google Earth 9. 10. Ours is a brand-new world ofall-at-onceness . Time has ceased, space has vanished. We now live in aglobal village ... a simultaneous happening. -Marshall McLuhan, The Medium is the Message (1967) 11. Thesmall-worldphenomenon 12. madotcom Six handshakes away from the President 13. Six degrees of separation 14. Human beings aresocialbeings whose humanity is realised in social relationships; The world hasnot got smaller ; Networkshave got bigger; Global network ofnetworked cities . 15. Homo Sapiens 160,000 years Internet 50 years Cities 6,000 years 16. More than 640 million people live in the worlds300 largest cities ; 483 citieshave populations of more than one million; By 2050,70 per centof the worlds populations will live in cities. 17. OPEN-DATA CITIES Data ismade available(in a structured, non-proprietary format); Commitment totransparencyand accountability;A city that thinkslike the web. Collaborativeco-production; 18. San Francisco New York New Orleans Boston Washington Vancouver Toronto Edmonton Ottawa London Lichfield, Manchester, Birmingham...OPEN-DATA CITIES 19. A new dawn for Brighton and Hove? 20. When the sun rises, it rises for everybody. -Cuban proverb But the shadow is just for a few. -Portuguese rider 21. 22. 23. 512 64 8 1 4,096 32,768 262,144 24. -Brighton Rock, Graham Greene (1938) 25. -Brighton, 2015? 26. 27. 28. 29. The future is already here; its just not evenly distributed.-William Gibson 30. The best way to predict the future is to invent it. -Alan Kay 31. RichardCyganiak and Anja Jentzsch: / 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. Google Earth 39. Invisible CitiesChristian Marc Schmidt 40. Google Maps 41. HOW DO WE BUILDAN OPEN-DATA CITY IN BRIGHTON AND HOVE? 42. 43. 44. 45. BRIGHTON AND HOVE OPEN-DATA CITY GROUP[email_address] @GregHadfield 46. Thank You!