City Use of Technology

Institution(s): Harvard

Discipline(s): Design

Faculty Member(s): Susan Crawford

Keyword(s): Big Data, Civic Tech, Design

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This is a course surveying the efforts of city officials around the world to work with technology and community partners to address challenging civic problems. The course emphasizes creativity and collaboration with the goal of providing students with tools they will need to grapple with real-life urban and civic challenges post-graduation. Students will work on, examine, and report on ongoing civic projects.