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Urban planning represents one kind of positive change effort that has suffered from excessive reliance on laissez-faire in some instances and centralized planning in other instances. The Smart Cities movement is a new breed of urban planning that makes use of technology. Daniel T. Obrien, who directs the Boston Area Research Initiative (BARI), helps me explain how the Smart Cities Movement can avoid the mistakes of the past by traveling the Third Way.
This episode has an accompanying article and is the Third Episode of This View of Life’s new series, “Evolution, Complexity, and the Third Way of Entrepreneurship”.
Dan’s book: The Urban Commons: How Data and Technology Can Rebuild Our Communities