„THE SMART CITY PROJECT” - A METAPHOR TO BE DEFENDED
Ana Rodica Staiculescu and
Ana Maria Munteanu
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Ana Rodica Staiculescu: The Faculty of Law and Administrative Sciences, Ovidius University of Constanta
Ana Maria Munteanu: The Faculty of Letters, Ovidius University of Constanta
Network Intelligence Studies, 2017, issue 10, 89-95
The paradigm of network society emphasizes a distinct pattern comparing to the previous information society, as a "result of ongoing innovations embedding social networks". The question of how technological improvements (intelligent design, the use of intelligent devices, and a larger distribution of knowledge among diverse layers and dimensions of social networks) have transformed mental softs, cultural practices, and socio-economic and political organizations, through the development of the network form,- networked individuals, communities, stakeholders, cities, regions, states, "interconnected life"- gives different responses depending on the positioning of the researcher inside/outside a specific field of studies, or knowledge network, and on the attitude adopted towards technology as a "civilization shifter". The conceptualization of the „smart city project” extends dilemmas and controversy and requires new understandings of how critical-reflexive and programmed regimes of knowledge, intermingle the knowledge creation and the distribution inside/outside the city. The current paper draws a line of flight between human, institutional and technological dimensions of the smart city.
Keywords: Smart city; Multilevel intelligence; Actor-network theory; Socio-cybernetics; Cognitive metaphor (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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