The Urban Commons

How Data and Technology Can Rebuild Our Communities
by Daniel T. O'Brien
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Publisher: Harvard University Press

Publication Date: December 03, 2018

ISBN: 9780674989641

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Through voicemail, apps, websites, and Twitter, Boston’s sophisticated 311 system allows citizens to report potholes, broken streetlights, graffiti, and vandalism that affect everyone’s quality of life. Drawing on Boston’s rich data, Daniel T. O’Brien offers a model of what smart technology can do for cities seeking both growth and sustainability.