TEDx MIT Superpowers

April 20, 2024
3:00pm — 6:00pm ET

TEDx MIT is an independently organized TED event that aims to showcase MIT 'superhero innovations - tech for good.' In the Spring 2024 event, Andres Rico, from the MIT Media Lab City Science group, shared his work and research. 

The urban data that we need

Cities hold a great promise for addressing some of the great struggles of our time. Data has been essential to researchers and policy makers for understanding the current implications of urbanization, but what if it could be used for more? Andres Rico talks about how novel sensor systems and algorithms could empower communities to address global urban and environmental challenges.



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