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Technology, Physical-Digital Hybridization and Glocal Proximity | 1 PHD 101 quotes

Technology, Physical-Digital Hybridization and Glocal Proximity | 1 PHD 101 quotes

I have launched the 1PHD 101quotes campaign. I am looking for theoretical support with references and quotes to 101 statements I have made in the initial description of my thesis project. I have divided them by topic.Today I share the one I have associated with:Technology, Physical-Digital Hybridization and Glocal Proximity You can leave a comment here…

Why I joined Fairbnb.coop

Why I joined Fairbnb.coop

Today I want to talk to you in more detail about Fairbnb.coop. I will focus on two things. The first is to explain to you why I have been involved in this project. The second is to ask for your support to spread our crowdfunding campaign. I tend to be very impulsive, in the sense…

Plazaletras – public space for emerging models of citizenship

Plazaletras – public space for emerging models of citizenship

The last February for 15 days Medialab Prado has become my office to develop the project [common]: loclafeed under the Open Up workshop. The aim of the project is to display in the new digital facade of Medialab Prado daily information porduced online by neighbors moving the public internet space physical information that generally is accessed privately. That’s…

LocalFeed

LocalFeed

LocalFeed offers a collaborative platform with editable and hyperlocal flows and geo-referenced information; associated maps (geo) RSS (syndication of Web content) and wiki technology (collaboration) with the aim of creating a web site where display all kinds of information and local social networks. Developed in collaboration with Horacio Gonzalez (escoitar.org). The next phase of this project has been…

Meipi | Geoblogs Platform

Meipi | Geoblogs Platform

n 2007 after the project Todo Sobre Mi Madre, I throw myself into a new adventure with Alfonso Sanchez Uzábal, Francesco Cingolani, Pablo Rey, Jorge Alvaro y Guillermo Alvaro. The result is a new platform for collaborative georeferencing and geoblogs called Meipi. web: http://meipi.org What is a meipi?A meipi is a collaborative space where users can upload information…

CivicWise: Civic Engagement and Collaborative Urbanism

CivicWise: Civic Engagement and Collaborative Urbanism

Since the past month of December I’m working on a new ambitious project called CivicWise. CivicWise is a distributed and open community. It’s mission is to empower citizens by fostering collaborative urbanism, promoting civic innovation and inspiring better civic engagement. CivicWise wants to canalise and use the global knowledge to improve any local civic project,…

Tactical Urbanism, Citizenship, and the Digital Sphere

Tactical Urbanism, Citizenship, and the Digital Sphere

New tools for citizen empowerment This text is the result of my intervention in the ‘Hacking the City’ workshop organised by radarq that took place in Seville, Spain, on September 2012. My goal was to think about the Tactical Urbanism concept and its ability to empower citizens, considering the possibilities that the digital sphere and the new technologies can bring to…

SentientID: The definitive connection between physical Identity, environment and digital Identity

SentientID: The definitive connection between physical Identity, environment and digital Identity

A few days ago, Ecosistema Urbano posted a new update with the description of some projects developed during de Networked Urbanism studio at GSD. Most of the projects promote a positive hybridization between physical and digital layer which is one of my principal interests. Actually  one of my “obsessions” is developing the definitive connection between physical identity, environment and digital…

Citizenship, Connected Multitudes and Networked Territories

Citizenship, Connected Multitudes and Networked Territories

Last month Reyes Gallegos (@rellitas) from La Ciudad Viva (@laciudadviva)  have sent me some questions about Citizenship, Participation and Technology. I would like share with you my answers translated to english. You can read the original version in spanish here. I hope you will appreciate the interview: I will be grateful if you want to leave a comment. Below the Interview:…

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