Bianca Wylie reSITE lecture | Virtual Design Festival | Dezeen

Open-government advocate Bianca Wylie discusses her concerns over smart-city project Sidewalk Toronto in the fourth VDF talk in collaboration with reSITE.

Wylie, who has a background in technology and public engagement, earned the moniker “the Jane Jacobs of smart cities” for her resistance to Sidewalk Labs’ proposed Sidewalk Toronto, a smart neighbourhood being developed by the subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet.

In her reSITE lecture, given at the REGENERATE conference in September 2019, she said that we need to remember the power, importance and urgency of operating as a collective.

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