Urban security challenges in African cities have prompted governments to invest heavily in digital surveillance technologies. This post advocates for a shift towards public engagement and community involvement in the deployment and implementation of these technologies.
In this blog post Fabien Lechevalier explores the intricate historical and contemporary dimensions of privacy.
In this blog post, our Fellow 2023 Rituraj Pegu delves into the dynamic urban landscape of Delhi.
In this blog post, Jane Adams explores the intersection of digital facsimiles, simulations, and user-friendly interfaces, showcasing how these tools are empowering individuals and communities to actively engage in urban planning processes.
This blog post by Pedro Monteiro explores the facial recognition use by police in Brazil.
This blog presents some of the reflections and recommendations of the Edgelands Institute on security, surveillance and technology based on the work developed in Medellin with public, private and social actors since 2021.
In Milan, as is often the case in urban areas experiencing rapid gentrification, escalating property costs and rents have given rise to a range of exclusionary policies. Read more about it in our Fellows 2023 Giorgio Fontana and Danilo Deninotti’s blog post.
In this comprehensive exploration of Lagos, the author delves into the dynamics of safety and security within these areas, highlighting the prevalence of gated communities and the roles of private security guards and vigilantes.