A Dronyx Solarino, dressed up as municipal robot, for Museum of the Future 2015

Shepherd, sheepdog

Robots may force us to confront how we treat the people that currently make our cities tick

This is a version of my latest column for Dezeen, which addresses robotics and cities. Despite posting in December 2015, I’d started writing this months before, and some of the examples betray that. Still, it took me that long — usually on planes, trains but not yet autonomous




Essays and journal entries concerning technology and the city. Title lifted from Cedric Price’s “Technology is the answer. But what was the question?”

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Dan Hill

Dan Hill

Designer, urbanist, etc. Director of Melbourne School of Design. Previously, Swedish gov, Arup, UCL IIPP, Fabrica, Helsinki Design Lab, BBC etc

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