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Adam Greenfield is a New York City-based writer and urbanist.
by Adam Greenfield • 10 comments
Adam Greenfield ponders the ways citizens call out trouble spots in the urban landscape and asks how we might redesign the performance of that landscape itself. ...
by Adam Greenfield • Aug 18 2009
Yesterday's reports of MSNBC's acquisition of Adrian Holovaty's Everyblock have generally treated the latter as a "hyperlocal news service." And to be sure, this is abetted by some of the language Everyblock itself uses to frame and describe what it offers: a "news feed for your block" which can help you "find news nearby." But for whatever it's worth, I've never understood Everyblock's fundamental proposition in quite this way, and here's why I think understanding what it offers as "news" is giving it short shrift
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Writer and urbanist Adam Greenfield will present material from his new pamphlet "Against the smart city," the first part of his upcoming book The City is Here for You to Use.