Digital Frictions

Where Code Meets Concrete

Introducing the series Digital Frictions. What happens when the “smart city” encounters other forms of urban intelligence?

To Stop Displacement, Disclose the Data!

For more than half a century, real estate data has played a crucial role in struggles against housing discrimination and dispossession. But what information is needed now in the face of changing forms of speculation?

Sewer or garden? Infrastructure or ecosystem? Take a closer look at the organic machines soaking up stormwater across the city.

Organic Machines Jules Slütsky and Ginger Strand