Explore the sweeping changes that our cities are undergoing as a result of networks, sensors, and communication technology.
About The Course
This course begins by examining how our cities are changing. We then jump into how technology is used to engage with the public to support decision-making and the creative ways that every-day people are using technology to improve their cities. Students will be examining tools for analyzing the city. Then we move into exploring the fascinating ways that cities are using real-time, technology. You'll hear from technological innovators and thought leaders about all of these topics. You will get to engage around a topic you are most interested in to create a project in your own city.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. Students who successfully complete the class will receive a statement of accomplishment signed by the instructors.Other than an Internet connection, what resources will I need for this class?
If you have an up-to-date web browser and a decent internet connection you are ready to be part of the real time city.
What is the coolest thing I'll learn if I take this class?
You'll learn how the combination of sensors, networks, and engagement
work together to create real-time cities that support more than half
of the global population.