Presented By O'Reilly and Cloudera
Make Data Work
Dec 4–5, 2017: Training
Dec 5–7, 2017: Tutorials & Conference

Schedule: Smart cities and urban automation sessions

1:30pm5:00pm Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Location: 323
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Clifton Phua (NCS Group), Mark Donsky (Okera), Syed Rafice (Cloudera), Victor Chua (StarHub Ltd), carme artigas (Synergic Partners), Z lin (Teralytics)
The modern city is awash in data. Cheap sensors on cars, roads, and people give us a real-time understanding of traffic. We can track pollution, temperature, and climate with unerring precision. Satellite photographs reveal shade cover, property values, and building development. Read more.
1:45pm2:25pm Thursday, December 7, 2017
Location: 328/329
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting)
Average rating: ****.
(4.83, 6 ratings)
We infuse urban spaces with sensors, drinking from a torrent of data, making sense of city life. But this reliance on data has real risks: Complex systems often have unintended consequences, and it's hard to experiment. Alistair Croll shares lessons from the past and explains how paving the cowpaths, examining the models, and iterating everything can mitigate these risks. Read more.