SAIC Mentions the class in campus...
AIADO faculty member George Aye and students in his class “Living in a Smart City” were featured online in Fast Company magazine Friday (5/6), as Aye and his class were the recipients of a $10,000 “Smarter Planet Faculty Innovation Award” from IBM. “What if the smartest solutions to urban problems don’t necessarily lie in computer science departments?”...
Thanks to Steve Vance for capturing our ‘top down’ video projection of our ‘scramble crosswalk’.
Google Making Search Results more personal -Beta →
Google is displaying relevant results to searches from within your social circle when you are signed into a Google account. I noticed it when it happened to me while searching
Presentation Timeline & Revised Assignments
1. Agenda: Agenda & introductions (George Intro) Project overview 3 parts Part A- Street Level (intersection) Q & A Part B-Local Interventions (intersection & incident) Q&A Part C- City Wide & marathon Q&A george wrap-up 2. Introduction by George 3. Project Overview (George) Take out square graph &...
Assignments & Schedule
Meetings: Sunday May 1, 11am Design Voltron Work Day Sunday May 8th at 3pm for final run-through of presentation Pre-Marathon Interventions: Parking notice, RFID Parking, (Sam)—renderings (Tier 2) bus stop detour (Karl)-rederings (Tier 2) Pre Marathon Campaign (Ru Yuan) Overall structure, introducing the marathon (Zoom in and out from marathon ) (Shay & David) ...
Design Voltron Gameplan 4/30
4/30 Smart Cities meeting Monday 5/2 4-5PM : Fast company Meetings: Sunday May 8th at 3pm for final run-through of presentation No meeting Friday May 6th Final Presentation Wednesday MAY 11th 1-4PM Overall Presentation Flow Major Timeline Street Level intervention (Intersection)—corridor, scramble crosswalk Local interventions (Intersection & neighborhood)—instant...
Team Sonic Roadkill Gameplan
Team Sonic Roadkill— Here’s our list of deliverables to work on for the final presentation, as discussed in the meeting today. Party Marathon: -Logo for marathon festival finalized (Shay & Kristen) -Compress precedents for presentation (Shay) -Physical designed map of locations of festivals (Shay & Josiah) -Advertisements for various festivals—physically printed...
CDOT plan for the six way intersection just north... →
Guest speaker today was Francisca Rojas, Post-Doc Fellow from the Transparency Policy Project, at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard. Phew. Impressive title huh? Apologies for the abrupt start to the video, forgot to start recording after missing the first five minutes. Thanks for the presentation Francisca!
Brilliant visualization of a very clever pilot project in SF for parking meters. My favourite part is a 2:00 when the real-time pricing adjusts in heavily frequented areas and in less popular areas. Thanks to Rebecca Resman from ATA for the tip!
Animated flow map of San Francisco night life
Technology Location data is everywhere. Cars, buses, taxis, mobile phones, cameras, and personal navigation devices all beacon their locations thanks to network-connected positioning technologies such as GPS, WiFi and cell tower triangulation. Millions of consumers and businesses use location-enabled devices for finding nearby services, locating friends & family, navigating, asset- and...
Mid-term presentation with guest critics: Tim Parsons Felicia Ferrone Judd Morgenstern Rebecca Resman Steven Vance Full write up of the presentation is here.
Aurasma Aug. Reality app →
Very clever AR app. Feels very Harry Potter, Sorry, I apparently posted this to the write blog. doh.
Apple, Google Collect User Data (via WSJ) →
Week 11 critique for Team Sonic Roadkill
Week 11 critique for Team Data Clue
Week 11 critique for team Under Cover Preacher
iPhone 4 Tracker Application →
Working Green/Smart initiative in Pilsen →