The future of urban computing - Talking to Nicolas Nova
Will more technology improve urban life?
Nicolas Nova is researcher at the Media and Design Lab at the Swiss Institute of Technology in Lausanne and one of the editors of the annual LiftConference in Geneva. An expert on user experience and interface design, his research focuses on urban computing, so on how people use technology infrastructure in cities and in urban environments. He says that the future of cities it is not about technology but about human needs, an about what citizens want. In this interview he explains examples of the intelligent use of urban computing, like
"Real-time Rome", an MIT project realized in the Italian capital.
Duration: 5:25 min
Original version: English - no subtitles