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  • Future urban smartness: Connectivity zones with disposable identities

van Kranenburg, Rob, Anania, Loretta, Le Gars, Gaëlle, Arniani, Marta, Fantini van Ditmar, Delfina ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3631-4103, Kaili, Mantalena and Kavassalis, Petros, 2020, Book Section, Future urban smartness: Connectivity zones with disposable identities In: Augusto, Juan Carlos ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0321-9150, (ed.) Handbook of Smart Cities. Springer Reference . Springer, pp. 1-29. ISBN 978-3-030-15145-4

Abstract or Description:

We tie the Smart Cities concept to the On-Life human-centered vision. The need to provide citizen-focused empowering visions of smart cities planning and development is very much needed, especially when a post-COVID environment requires urban growth “resets” within stringent sustainability limits. Our selected case studies describe some of these current challenges. Two novel utopian visions of technology are proposed: urban “cold spots” and “disposable identities.” The aim is to safeguard human digital rights in the digital smart urban sphere: our cherished freedom of expression, privacy, autonomy, and civic assembly. The chapter has three parts, the limits of smartness; the IoT, 5G, and 6G technology developments of cyber physical systems; and the need to choose a suitable form of identity management. Authors bring together their intradisciplinary approach.

Official URL: https://link.springer.com/referencework/10.1007%2F...
Subjects: Architecture > K400 Planning (Urban
Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies
School or Centre: School of Design
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-15145-4_56-1
Uncontrolled Keywords: Disposable identities; Cyber physical systems; Human-centric; 6G; Internet of things; Smart cities; Cold spots
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2021 17:24
Last Modified: 12 Feb 2021 17:25
URI: https://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/4729
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