Fonte: Postscapes, por Mark Rolston
The modern city is becoming a pointer system, the new URL, for tomorrow’s hybrid digital–physical environment. Today’s Facebook will be complemented by tomorrow’s Placebook. Explosive innovation and adoption of computing, mobile devices, and rich sources of data are changing the cities in which we live, work, and play. It’s about us, and how computing in the context of our cities is changing how we live. A digital landscape overlays our physical world and is expanding to offer ever-richer experiences that complement, and in emerging cases, replace the physical experience. In the meta–cities of the future, computing isn’t just with us; it surrounds us, and it uses the context of our environment to empower us in more natural, yet powerful ways.
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