The 2022 Porchlight Business Book Awards Longlist is here! 

Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia

Anthony M Townsend

An unflinching look at the aspiring city-builders of our smart, mobile, connected future.


Bulk non-returnable discounts

Quantity Price Discount
List Price $17.95  
1 - 24 $14.36 20%
25 - 99 $12.57 30%
100 - 499 $11.67 35%
500 + $11.31 37%

Quick Quote

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit


Book Information

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date: 10/06/2014
Pages: 388
ISBN-13: 9780393349788
ISBN-10: 0393349780
Language: English

Full Description

From Beijing to Boston, cities are deploying smart technology--sensors embedded in streets and subways, Wi-Fi broadcast airports and green spaces--to address the basic challenges faced by massive, interconnected metropolitan centers. In Smart Cities, Anthony M. Townsend documents this emerging futuristic landscape while considering the motivations, aspirations, and shortcomings of the key actors--entrepreneurs, mayors, philanthropists, and software developers--at work in shaping the new urban frontier.

We have updated our privacy policy. Click here to read our full policy.