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Reboot: A City Is Not A Computer ft. Shannon Mattern

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Tuesday, August 17, 2021
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. PDT


Kaci Peel
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Shannon Mattern is a Professor of Anthropology at The New School whose research and writing focuses on urban data, design, and media. Her newest book, A City Is Not A Computer, criticizes techno-solutionist approaches to urban design and calls for us to embrace cities in all their diversity and complexity.

Event moderated by Jasmine Sun (Stanford Sociology), Ben Wolfson (National Cancer Institute), and Anson Yu (U. of Waterloo Systems Design). 

This event series is hosted and managed by Reboot, which is an event series and newsletter that convenes book-lovers, writers, and technologists to imagine the future of technology, humanity, and power.