Tracey P. Lauriault
NIRSA Seminar Room
National University of Ireland Maynooth
2nd April 2015
Danish Institute for Study A...
Table of Contents
1. Research Question
2. 2 Frameworks
3. 3 Case Studies
a) Re-Ontologizing the City, From Old School
Clas...
1. Research Question
Research Question
How are digital data materially and
discursively supported and processed
about cities and their citizens?
2. Research Frameworks
Kitchin’s Data Assemblage
Attributes Elements
Systems of
thought
Modes of thinking, philosophies, theories, models,
ideolo...
Making up People & Spaces
(Modified Ian Hacking Framework of Making Up People, Lauriault 2012)
3. Case Studies
CS1-Re-Ontologizing the City
Skin of the earth Object modelling
5 skin of the earth objects
• Ways
• Water
• Vegetation
• Artificial
• Exposed
• Z-Laye...
CS1 Plan - Re-Ontologizing the City
GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE: National, Dublin
OBJECTS OF STUDY:
Study of the OSI data assemblag...
CS2-Measuring Openness in the City
Research
Data
Canada
Archiving, Management and
Preservation of Geospatial Data
National Consultation on Access to
Scientif...
20101990 1995 2000 20051985 2014
Data
Liberation
Initiative (DLI)
Geogratis Data
Portal
GeoBase
Canadian
Internet
Public P...
CS2 Plan - Measuring Openness in the City
GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE:
Dublin, R.O.Ireland, Northern Ireland, Ottawa & Montreal, Ca...
CS3 -The making of homeless people
and calculating homelessness
http://hifis.hrsdc.gc.ca/index-eng.shtml
http://www.housin...
Municipal Data Collection Tool
CS3 -The making of homeless people
and calculating homelessness
https://www.hudexchange.info/hmis/ http://www.bphc.org/wha...
CS3 -The making of homeless people
and calculating homelessness
http://www.homelessdublin.ie/pass
http://www.dublincity.ie...
Homeless Data dissemination
http://www.environ.ie/en/DevelopmentHousing/Housing/SpecialNeeds/HomelessPeople/
http://www.en...
CS3 Plan - The making of homeless
people and calculating homelessness
GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE:
Dublin, Ireland, Boston, US, Ott...
Power/knowledge
Kitchin’s Data Assemblage
Attributes Elements
Systems of
thought
Modes of thinking, philosophies, theories, models,
ideolo...
Q & A
Acknowledgements
Programmable City project research is funded by a European Research Council Advanced Investigator a...
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Political Arithmetic, Territorial Geometry and Programmed Cities

Danish Institute for Study Abroad Communications: New Media and Changing Communities Dublin Visit Tracey P. Lauriault NIRSA Seminar Room National University of Ireland Maynooth 2nd April 2015
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  • 1. Tracey P. Lauriault NIRSA Seminar Room National University of Ireland Maynooth 2nd April 2015 Danish Institute for Study Abroad Communications: New Media and Changing Communities Dublin Visit Political Arithmetic, Territorial Geometry and Programmed Cities
  • 2. Table of Contents 1. Research Question 2. 2 Frameworks 3. 3 Case Studies a) Re-Ontologizing the City, From Old School Classifications to Rules Based/Object Oriented Mapping b) Measuring openness in the city: Open data and open government c) The making of homeless people and calculating homelessness
  • 3. 1. Research Question
  • 4. Research Question How are digital data materially and discursively supported and processed about cities and their citizens?
  • 5. 2. Research Frameworks
  • 6. Kitchin’s Data Assemblage Attributes Elements Systems of thought Modes of thinking, philosophies, theories, models, ideologies, rationalities, etc. Forms of knowledge Research texts, manuals, magazines, websites, experience, word of mouth, chat forums, etc. Finance Business models, investment, venture capital, grants, philanthropy, profit, etc. Political economy Policy, tax regimes, public and political opinion, ethical considerations, etc. Govern- mentalities / Legalities Data standards, file formats, system requirements, protocols, regulations, laws, licensing, intellectual property regimes, etc. Materialities & infrastructures Paper/pens, computers, digital devices, sensors, scanners, databases, networks, servers, etc. Practices Techniques, ways of doing, learned behaviours, scientific conventions, etc. Organisations & institutions Archives, corporations, consultants, manufacturers, retailers, government agencies, universities, conferences, clubs and societies, committees and boards, communities of practice, etc. Subjectivities & communities Of data producers, curators, managers, analysts, scientists, politicians, users, citizens, etc. Places Labs, offices, field sites, data centres, server farms, business parks, etc, and their agglomerations Marketplace For data, its derivatives (e.g., text, tables, graphs, maps), analysts, analytic software, interpretations, etc. Systemsofthought
  • 7. Making up People & Spaces (Modified Ian Hacking Framework of Making Up People, Lauriault 2012)
  • 8. 3. Case Studies
  • 9. CS1-Re-Ontologizing the City
  • 10. Skin of the earth Object modelling 5 skin of the earth objects • Ways • Water • Vegetation • Artificial • Exposed • Z-Layer • Superimposed • Networked • Grouped • GDF1 GDF2 centrelines • Sites – shopping maps • Locals - Wicklow Mountains • Boundaries Seamless, topologically consistent blanket of polygons covers the entire surface of Ireland w/no holes or gaps
  • 11. CS1 Plan - Re-Ontologizing the City GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE: National, Dublin OBJECTS OF STUDY: Study of the OSI data assemblage of the PRIME2, examine how Dublin and city/urban areas are understood in the new object oriented data model, assess if this changes how cities are modelled and then acted upon. TIME FRAME: 2014-2018 DATA and INFORMATION Collection: CASE STUDY OUTPUTS: A. 1 Case Study Report B. Data Assemblage C. Tracing the Production of Space - Making up Dublin, genealogy from class to object D. Academic Publications CS DATA MANAGEMENT and ETHICS:
  • 12. CS2-Measuring Openness in the City
  • 13. Research Data Canada Archiving, Management and Preservation of Geospatial Data National Consultation on Access to Scientific Data Final Report (NCASRD) 20101990 1995 2000 2005 National Data Archive Consultation (SSHRC) Stewardship of Research Data in Canada: A Gap Analysis The dissemination of government geographic data in Canada: guide to best practices Research Data Strategy Working Group Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology Toward a National Digital Information Strategy: Mapping the Current Situation in Canada (LAC) Canadian Digital Information Strategy (CDIS) (LAC) IPY 1985 2014 Open Data Consultations Mapping the Data Landscape: Report of the 2011 Canadian Research Data Summit Digital Economy Consultation, Industry Canada Community Data Roundtable Privacy (Geo) Sensitive Data (Geo) Resolution of Canada’s Access to Information and Privacy Commissioners Geomatics Accord Signed Canadian Geospatial Data Policy Liberating the Data Proposal VGI Primer Cloud (Geo) OD Advisory Panel OGP G8 Subjectivities & Forms of Knowledge • Policies • Reports • Proposals • Recommendations • Consultation 2008 MiningWatch Canada & Great Lakes United by Ecojustice (formerly Sierra Legal Defence Fund).Demand release of mine tailing data Digital Infrastructure Leadership Council
  • 14. 20101990 1995 2000 20051985 2014 Data Liberation Initiative (DLI) Geogratis Data Portal GeoBase Canadian Internet Public Policy Clinic Maps Data and Government Information Services (MADGIC) Carleton U GeoConnections GeoGratis Census Data Consortium Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Atlas of Canada Online (1st) CeoNet Discovery Portal Research Data Network How'd they Vote CivicAccess.ca Campaign for Open Government (FIPA) Canadian Association of Public Data Users Datalibre.ca VisibleGovernment.ca I Believe in Open Campaign Change Camps Start Nanaimo BC Toronto Open Data Portals Edmonton Mississauga launches open data Citizen Factory B.C.'s Climate Change Data Catalogue Open Parliament DatadotGC.ca Ottawa Ottawa, Prince George, Medicine Hat Data.gc.ca Global TV Hansard in XML Langley Let the Data Flow GovCamp Fed. Expenses Montreal Ouvert Fed.Gov. Travel and Hospitality Expenses London Hamilton Windsor Open Data Hackfest Aid Agency Proactive.ca DataBC Hacking Health 14 Cities Quebec Ontario OGP 3 Cities Alberta G8 Community Data Program FCM Quality of Life Reporting System Geographic and Numeric Information System (GANIS) Materialities / Infrastructures • Consortia • Portals/Catalogs • Maps • Open data/Open Gov Events 2009
  • 15. CS2 Plan - Measuring Openness in the City GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE: Dublin, R.O.Ireland, Northern Ireland, Ottawa & Montreal, Canada TIME FRAME: 2014-2018 DATA and INFORMATION Collection CASE STUDY OUTPUTS: A. 2 site specific city case studies on Open data and Open Government B. Data Assemblages & Landscape o Generalized landscape of the types of actors involved in Open Data o 2 jurisdictionally based data assemblages o 1 generalized open data assemblage based on both geographic locations C. Open Data discourse Analysis – Pitch, Indicators & Performance systems, City and National Strategies D. Academic Papers CS DATA MANAGEMENT and ETHICS:
  • 16. CS3 -The making of homeless people and calculating homelessness http://hifis.hrsdc.gc.ca/index-eng.shtml http://www.housing.gov.bc.ca/pub/Counting_Homelessness.pdf http://homeless.samhsa.gov/ResourceFiles/Survey ofhomelessnessinCanada- SteetcomponentPilot_Test.pdf
  • 17. Municipal Data Collection Tool
  • 18. CS3 -The making of homeless people and calculating homelessness https://www.hudexchange.info/hmis/ http://www.bphc.org/whatwedo/homelessness/e mergency-shelter-commission/Pages/Annual- Homeless-Census.aspx https://www.census.gov /prod/www/nshapc/N SHAPC4.html
  • 19. CS3 -The making of homeless people and calculating homelessness http://www.homelessdublin.ie/pass http://www.dublincity.ie/official-street-count-figures-rough- sleeping-winter-2014-across-dublin-region http://www.cso.ie/en/census/census2011reports/ho melesspersonsinirelandaspecialcensus2011report/
  • 20. Homeless Data dissemination http://www.environ.ie/en/DevelopmentHousing/Housing/SpecialNeeds/HomelessPeople/ http://www.environ.ie/en/DevelopmentHousing/Housing/SpecialNeeds/HomelessPeople/
  • 21. CS3 Plan - The making of homeless people and calculating homelessness GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE: Dublin, Ireland, Boston, US, Ottawa, Canada TIME FRAME: 2014-2018 DATA and INFORMATION Collection CASE STUDY OUTPUTS: A. 3 CS reports with accompanying data, information and literature including B. 3 Data Assemblages & Comparative Analysis C. Construction of homeless people and homelessness 3 homelessness data classification genealogies & Comparison D. Academic Papers Case Study Data Management and Ethics
  • 22. Power/knowledge
  • 23. Kitchin’s Data Assemblage Attributes Elements Systems of thought Modes of thinking, philosophies, theories, models, ideologies, rationalities, etc. Forms of knowledge Research texts, manuals, magazines, websites, experience, word of mouth, chat forums, etc. Finance Business models, investment, venture capital, grants, philanthropy, profit, etc. Political economy Policy, tax regimes, public and political opinion, ethical considerations, etc. Govern- mentalities / Legalities Data standards, file formats, system requirements, protocols, regulations, laws, licensing, intellectual property regimes, etc. Materialities & infrastructures Paper/pens, computers, digital devices, sensors, scanners, databases, networks, servers, etc. Practices Techniques, ways of doing, learned behaviours, scientific conventions, etc. Organisations & institutions Archives, corporations, consultants, manufacturers, retailers, government agencies, universities, conferences, clubs and societies, committees and boards, communities of practice, etc. Subjectivities & communities Of data producers, curators, managers, analysts, scientists, politicians, users, citizens, etc. Places Labs, offices, field sites, data centres, server farms, business parks, etc, and their agglomerations Marketplace For data, its derivatives (e.g., text, tables, graphs, maps), analysts, analytic software, interpretations, etc. Systemsofthought
  • 24. Q & A Acknowledgements Programmable City project research is funded by a European Research Council Advanced Investigator award (ERC-2012-AdG-323636-SOFTCITY).

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