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Citizens as designers, not deciders

I just read a brilliant piece on the SSIR blog, which talks about the current design of political systems, and what they allow and disallow in terms of citizen participation. The author, Brodie Boland, talks about how it is hard … Continue reading

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Getting Smarter at Designing ‘Smarter Cities’

Rapid urbanization will adversely affect several factors that impact our quality of life, such as healthcare, education, public safety, trust in governance, ability to govern, and there needs to be deliberation around how to address these challenges through solutions that … Continue reading

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Planning for Innovation for Smarter Cities

India has some of the worst urban indicators across the board, but has far worse urban infrastructure and management than other cities in countries of comparable wealth and human development indicators. Why is this? Urban problems are intractable almost by … Continue reading

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