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August 23, 2021: Shannon Mattern, author, "A City Is Not a Computer"
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Today: Shannon Mattern, author, "A City Is Not a Computer: Other Urban Intelligences"
• A City Is Not a Computer: Other Urban Intelligences - available at Princeton University Press with 30% discount using discount code ACNC.
• @shannonmattern (Twitter)
• wordsinspace.net, Mattern's site where she posts most of her publications and course materials, and upcoming events.
• Mattern's original Places Journal article (February 2017) arguing that "a city is not a computer."
• Wired magazine review of Mattern's book (Aug 10, 2021)
• Starbucks customer gets drink order delivered via flying drone (Insider, July 27, 2021): the dystopian vision gets demo'd
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|Tomaš Dvořák||Game Boy Tune||0:00:00 (Pop-up)|
|Interview with Shannon Mattern||0:09:11 (Pop-up)|
|Mark's comments||0:43:58 (Pop-up)|
|Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers||Tomorrow People||0:54:35 (Pop-up)|
|Shannon Mattern, author, "A City Is Not a Computer"|