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William Mitchell
Director of the MIT Media Lab Smart Cities research group William Mitchell presents two of the group's recent projects: the...
William Mitchell
Tim Durfee introduces William Mitchell, citing Mitchell's writing and role as dean of the school of architecture and planning at...

William Mitchell

Director of the MIT Media Lab Smart Cities research group William Mitchell presents two of the group’s recent projects: the CityCar and the RoboScooter. Mitchell discusses the potential impact of these “mobility devices” on cities including New York and Taipei. The concepts of mesh networks, intelligent energy use and modularity are all considered in the description of his current work.

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A former student of Mitchell's introduces some of the background to the projects covered. William Mitchell's involvement at MIT...
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Mitchell introduces the RoboScooter and visualizes a model of the scooter in use in Taipei. In this scenario rentable batteries...

William Mitchell

February 25, 1998 | Video Lecturer:
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Tim Durfee introduces William Mitchell, citing Mitchell’s writing and role as dean of the school of architecture and planning at MIT. Mitchell characterizes his recent research on digital technology and it’s effects on the city. He discusses the formation of new infrastructures along with new systems of telecommunications. He predicts a shift toward geographical distribution, moving work from the design studio to the Internet.

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Tim Durfee introduces William Mitchell, his significance as the dean of the school of architecture and planning at MIT, and how...
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