The Techno-politics of Crowdsourced Disaster Data in the Smart City

  title={The Techno-politics of Crowdsourced Disaster Data in the Smart City},
  author={Erich Wolff and Felipe Mu{\~n}oz},
  booktitle={Frontiers in Sustainable Cities},
This article interrogates the techno-politics of crowdsourced data in the study of environmental hazards such as floods, storms, wildfires, and cyclones. We highlight some of the main debates around the use of citizen-generated data for assessing, monitoring, and responding to disasters. We then argue that, compared to the number of articles discussing the quality of citizen-generated data, little attention has been dedicated to discussing the social and political implications of this kind of… 
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