The Praxis and Politics of Building Urban Dashboards

  title={The Praxis and Politics of Building Urban Dashboards},
  author={R. Kitchin and Sophia Maalsen and G. Mcardle},
  • R. Kitchin, Sophia Maalsen, G. Mcardle
  • Published 2015
  • Engineering
  • Geoforum
  • This paper critically reflects on the building of the Dublin Dashboard -- a website that provides citizens, planners, policy makers and companies with an extensive set of data and interactive visualizations about Dublin City, including real-time information -- from the perspective of critical data studies. The analysis draws upon participant observation, ethnography, and an archive of correspondence, to unpack the building of the Dashboard and the emergent politics of data and design. Our… CONTINUE READING
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