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Matthew Claudel

Matthew Claudel

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Matthew Claudel is a research fellow at the Senseable City Laboratory.

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  1. Hacking for Humanity
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    Hacking for Humanity

    Jan 23, 2015 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel make the case for ethical infiltration of digital systems.

  2. The Urban Village
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    The Urban Village

    Nov 4, 2014 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel explore the potential of computational social science to show why cities thrive.

  3. The Ratings Revolution
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    The Ratings Revolution

    Aug 20, 2014 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel explore how customer feedback is transforming services.

  4. Life in the Uber City
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    Life in the Uber City

    Jun 16, 2014 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel say that when it comes to the coming transformation of urban space, taxis are just the beginning.

  5. The Driverless City

    The Driverless City

    Jan 14, 2014 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel foresee a world in which self-driving cars reconfigure urban life.

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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