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Automation

November 20, 2020, 6am PST
Recently published research examines the "Role of Artificial Intelligence in Community Planning"—that is, the role of automated bots on social media in corrupting participatory planning processes.
International Journal of Community Well-Being
Blog post
October 29, 2019, 5am PDT
A dive into the concepts and methodologies producing current academic research into the effect of automation of jobs in the urban planning field.
Kayla Matthews
Blog post
September 25, 2019, 2pm PDT
Of course artificial intelligence has applications relevant to the practice of city planning.
Kayla Matthews
October 31, 2018, 8am PDT
The product uses artificial intelligence to manage zoning, code enforcement, and permitting for local governments.
Government Technology
August 4, 2017, 9am PDT
The New York Times pays tribute to an American inventor, builder, and feminist who, more than anything, hated housework.
New York Times
June 10, 2017, 1pm PDT
Too often, smart city technology is described as an innocuous tool, but Adam Greenfield argues the technology acquiring this data will be used to distribute city resources, an inherently political act.
The Guardian