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City by the Numbers: Big Data and the Urban Future

Faculty member Shannon Mattern will be participating in the “City by the Numbers: Big Data and the Urban Future” symposium at Pratt Institute on Saturday, October 11, 2014. The symposium is co-sponsored by Places Journal, where Mattern is a columnist, and which very recently launched a redesigned website 

Urban Interfaces Article in Places by Shannon Mattern

http://www.wordsinspace.net/wordpress/2014/04/28/urban-interfaces-article-in-places/ “I wrote about “urban interfaces” — the points of point of engagement where people interface with, and experience, our cities’ “operating systems.” You can find my “Interfacing Urban Intelligence” at Places. ” ~Shannon Mattern

The Rock Hill Pictures, Collection and Showing, Mara Kurtz

Mara Kurtz’s photography will be shown at Winthrop University Gallery in Rock Hill, South Carolina, beginning September 7. From Winthrop University’s Event Posting: “…opening Sept. 10 in the Elizabeth Dunlap Patrick Gallery is “Remnants: A Collection of Rock Hill’s Visual Alterations” by New York designer

Hearing Urban Infrastructures, Shannon Mattern

Shannon Mattern gave a public lecture on “Hearing Urban Infrastructures, from the Voice to Sonic Warfare” at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal. The lecture examined “how the city has functioned as a material infrastructure for sonic communication ranging from oral address and interpersonal communication