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Inscribing a Square: Urban Data as Public Space

After several months of work, we finally made it. The book on our last year’s Symposium, Sensing Place / Placing Sense has been published and is available from Springer. In his1965 movie Alphaville, Jean-Luc Godard takes us to a city regulated and controlled by the omniscient computer “Alpha 60” based on principles of logic and reason. Allegedly, Godard originally intended to name his movie Tarzan versus IBM (Darke, 2005). As of 2012, this working title seems more pertinent than ever. The past year was marked by…

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