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The last two decades have been an exciting and richly productive period for debate and academic research on the city. The SAGE Handbook of New Urban Studies offers comprehensive coverage of this modern re-thinking of urban theory, both gathering together the best of what has been achieved so far, and signalling the way to future theoretical insights and empirically grounded research. Featuring many of the top international names in the field, the handbook is divided into nine key sections: SECTION 1: THE GLOBALIZED CITY SECTION 2: URBAN ENTREPRENEURIALISM, BRANDING, GOVERNANCE SECTION 3: MARGINALITY, RISK AND RESILIENCE SECTION 4: SUBURBS AND SUBURBANIZATION: STRATIFICATION, SPRAWL, SUSTAINABILITY SECTION 5: DISTINCTIVE AND VISIBLE CITIES SECTION 6: CREATIVE CITIES SECTION 7: URBANIZATION, URBANITY AND URBAN LIFESTYLES SECTION 8: NEW DIRECTIONS ...

Chapter 33: Experiencing the Hybrid City: The Role of Digital Technology in Public Urban Places

Experiencing the Hybrid City: The Role of Digital Technology in Public Urban Places
Experiencing the Hybrid City: The Role of Digital Technology in Public Urban Places
Anna LuusuaJohanna YlipulliHannu KukkaTimo Ojala
INTRODUCTION

Within the span of a few decades, cities and urban life have been digitalized rapidly. Mobile technologies, urban screens, media facades, countless sensors, wireless networks, and other new technologies have pervaded urban environments globally, affecting our experience of the cityscape in unprecedented ways. It is important to note that this infusion of computing into our lived environment is not ‘just happening', as there are large research communities and business ventures devoted to making this a reality. One major technological vision underlying this phenomenon, dubbed ubiquitous computing (ubicomp), was first put forward by Mark Weiser and ...

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