Technology must be harnessed in cities to allow citizens to "talk back" to cities and enable more user-driven change, according to this op-ed from economist Saskia Sassen.
Jun 30, 2011 domus
Most trends are fleeting, some of them mercifully so. Some last no longer than a Lady Gaga wardrobe change. But urbanism is still, by and large, a leisurely exercise, so it's no wonder that planners still embrace fashions on a nearly generational basis. Opinion
Mar 2, 2011 By
"Intelligent cities" is picking up steam as the new buzzword in planning and a potentially game-changing way of using data to drive decisions. But we need to be sure we don't lose the human intelligence in planning.
Feb 13, 2011 Next American City
The term "smart growth" may be approaching the end of its shelf life, according to some. Its replacement: "intelligent cities".
Jan 30, 2011 USA Today