City mapped by mobile phone users

BoingBoing posted an interesting article about an MIT project called Mobile Landscape that maps the way people move around in the city (in this case the city of Graz in Austria).

City map

The project raises questions around the changing ways people may experience (urban) space under influence of new (pervasive) technologies.
BTW, it is certainly not true that ‘”For the first time ever we are able to visualize the full dynamics of a city in real time,” said project leader Carlo Ratti’: Waag Society has already done a project in 2002 called Amsterdam Realtime.

Here’s the MIT project site.

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