Technology, Stories & Building the Cities of Tomorrow

In an illuminating (and philosophical) article, Digital Tonto makes the  argument that every era is defined by its technology. The article focuses on the important role that storytelling plays in helping us to make sense of technology and its applications. Paraphrasing Martin Heidegger, the author notes that, “to build for the world you must first understand what it means to live in it.” With this in mind, and in the early days of the digital era, what does the intersection of humanity and technology mean to cities?

Mitchell Reardon

Mitchell Reardon is the TH!NK by IBI blog curator, a land use planner and urban experimenter. His interdisciplinary work centres on people and how they live, work and move through the city. Mitchell is enjoying life in Vancouver, after 6 years of living and working in Stockholm, Sweden. Catch up with him on Twitter: @MitchellReardon

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