American cities grew and thrived as their immigrant populations swelled. And the benefits brought by immigrants far exceeded labor — but were more about the creative, rigorous contributions to daily life in our cities.
Posts Tagged: urbanism
Cisco, Qualcomm, Intel, SAP, and IBM have “Smart City” programs that promise to solve urban problems, involve citizens, conserve energy, and launch cities into a new “digital” future. Their marketing and technology expertise would have us believe that no city could run faster, better, and cheaper without more technology. Cisco has committed to create a… Read more »
The original post can be found at my other blog: The Place of Social Media Participatory Chinatown launched on May 3 in Boston’s Chinatown. It’s a 3-D interactive game designed to augment the traditional community meeting. Instead of the traditional model of people responding to a powerpoint presentation about the neighborhood, participants in this meeting… Read more »