Academic Publications

This page contains references to works published by team members concerning the Programmable City research.  For a more comprehensive list of author publications, see the project contributors page.

Books:

  • Graham, M., Kitchin, R., Mattern, S. and Shaw, J. (eds) (in preparation) How to Run a City Like a Corporation, and Other Fables. Meatspace, Oxford.
  • Cardullo, P., di Feliciantonio, C. and Kitchin, R. (eds) (in preparation) The Right to the Smart City. Emerald, Bingley.
  • Coletta, C., Evans, L., Heaphy, L. and Kitchin, R. (eds) (in press) Creating Smart Cities. Routledge, London.
  • Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski, A. (Eds) (in press) Digital Geographies. Sage, London.
  • Kitchin, R., McArdle, G. and Lauriault, T. (eds) (2017) Data and the City.  London: Routledge.
  • Evans, L. and Saker, M. (2017) Location-Based Social Media: Space, Time and Identity. Palgrave Pivot.
  • Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) (2017) Understanding Spatial Media, Sage.
  • Kitchin, R and Perng, SY. (eds) (2016) Code and the City, Routledge, London.
  • Evans, L. (2015) Locative Social Media: Place in the Digital Age. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Kitchin, R. (2014) The Data Revolution: Big Data, Open Data, Data Infrastructures and Their Consequences.  Sage, London.

Special issues:

Major Report

Peer Reviewed Articles:

  • Coletta, C., Heaphy, L. and Kitchin, R. (in press) From the accidental to articulated smart city: The creation and work of ‘Smart Dublin’. European Urban and Regional Studies
  • Evans, L. and Kitchin, R. (2018) A smart place to work? Big data systems, labour, control, and modern retail stores. New Technology, Work and Employment: 33(1): 44-57. https://doi.org/10.1111/ntwe.12107
  • Cardullo P and Kitchin R (2018) Being a ‘citizen’ in the smart city: up and down the scaffold of smart citizen participation in Dublin, Ireland. GeoJournal: 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10708-018-9845-8
  • Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski, A. (2018) Digital turn, digital geographies? Progress in Human Geography 42(1): 25-43 https://doi.org/10.1177/0309132516664800
  • Perng, S. and Kitchin, R. (2018) Solutions and frictions in civic hacking: Collaboratively designing and building a queuing app for an immigration office. Social and Cultural Geography 19(1): 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2016.1247193
  • Cardullo P, Kitchin R and Di Feliciantonio C (2018) Living labs and vacancy in the neoliberal city. Cities 73: 44-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2017.10.008
  • Kitchin, R. and Dodge, M. (2017, online first) The (in)security of smart cities: vulnerabilities, risks, mitigation and prevention. Journal of Urban Technology https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2017.1408002
  • Coletta, C., Heaphy, L., Perng, SY., and Waller, L. (2017) Data-driven Cities? Digital Urbanism and its Proxies: Introduction. Tecnoscienza 8(2): 5-18.
  • White, J.M. (2017) Rethinking the Spaces of Standardisation through the Concept of Site. Tecnoscienza 8(2): 151-174.
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) The realtimeness of smart cities.  Technoscienza 8(2): 19-42.
  • Kitchin, R., Coletta, C., Evans, L., Heaphy, L. and Mac Donncha, D. (2017) Smart cities, urban technocrats, epistemic communities, advocacy coalitions and the ‘last mile’ problem.  it – Information Technology 59(6): 275-284. https://doi.org/10.1515/itit-2017-0004
  • Coletta, C. and Kitchin, R. (2017) Algorhythmic governance: Regulating the ‘heartbeat’ of a city using the Internet of Things. Big Data and Society 4: 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1177/2053951717742418
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) Thinking critically about and researching algorithms.  Information, Communication and Society 20(1): 14-29. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2016.1154087
  • Evans, L. and Saker, M. (2016). Locative Media and Identity: Accumulative technologies of the self. Sage Open, August 2016, 6(3). https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244016662692
  • Kitchin, R., Maalsen, S. and McArdle, G. (2016) The praxis and politics of building urban dashboards.  Geoforum 77: 93-101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2016.10.006
  • McArdle, G. and Kitchin, R. (2016) Improving the veracity of open and real-time urban data. Built Environment 42(3): 446-462 https://doi.org/10.2148/benv.42.3.457
  • Kitchin, R. (2016) The ethics of smart cities and urban science. Philosophical Transactions A 374(2083): 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2016.0115
  • Perng, SY., Kitchin, R. and Evans, L. (2016) Locative media and data-driven computing experiments. Big Data and Society 3: 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1177/2053951716652161
  • Kitchin, R. and McArdle, G. (2016) What makes big data, big data? Exploring the ontological characteristics of 26 datasets. Big Data & Society 3: 1–10 https://doi.org/10.1177/2053951716631130
  • Saker, M., & Evans, L. (2016). Everyday Life and Locative Play: An Exploration of Foursquare and Playful Engagements with Space and Place. Media, Culture and Society, April 19, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1177/0163443716643149
  • Saker, M., & Evans, L. (2016). Locative mobile media and time: Foursquare and technological memory. First Monday, 21 (2). https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v21i2.6006
  • White J.M. (2016) Anticipatory logics of the smart city’s global imaginary. Urban Geography 37(4): 572–589. https://doi.org/10.1080/02723638.2016.1139879
  • Evans, L., Wu, Y. and Price, E. (2015). A new hope: Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover. International Journal of Digital Television, 6 (3), pp. 347-366. https://doi.org/10.1386/jdtv.6.3.347_1
  • Kitchin R (2015) Making sense of smart cities: addressing present shortcomings. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society 8(1): 131–136. https://doi.org/10.1093/cjres/rsu027
  • Kitchin, R. (2015) The opportunities, challenges and risks of big data for official statistics.  Statistical Journal of the International Association of Official Statistics 31(3): 471-481. https://doi.org/10.3233/SJI-150906
  • Kitchin, R. and Lauriault, T. (2015) Small data in the era of big data.  GeoJournal 80(4): 463-475 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10708-014-9601-7
  • Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T. and McArdle, G. (2015) Knowing and governing cities through urban indicators, city benchmarking and real-time dashboards. Regional Studies, Regional Science 2: 1-28. https://doi.org/10.1080/21681376.2014.983149
  • Kitchin, R. (2014) Big data, new epistemologies and paradigm shifts. Big Data and Society 1:1 – 12. https://doi.org/10.1177/2053951714528481
  • Kitchin, R. (2014)  The real-time city? Big data and smart urbanism.  GeoJournal 79(1): 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10708-013-9516-8
  • Kitchin, R. (2013)  Big data and human geography: Opportunities, challenges and risks.  Dialogues in Human Geography 3(3) 262–267. https://doi.org/10.1177/2043820613513388

Book Chapters:

  • White, J.M. (forthcoming) Politicising smart city standards. In Coletta, C., Evans, L., Heaphy, L., and Kitchin, R. (eds) Creating Smart Cities. Oxon and New York: Routledge.
  • Kitchin, R., Coletta, C., Evans, L., Heaphy, L. and Mac Donncha, D. (in press) Smart cities, algorithmic technocracy and new urban technocrats. In Raco, M. and Savini, F. (eds) The New Technocracy. Routledge, London.
  • Coletta, C., Heaphy, L. and Kitchin, R. (in press) Actually-existing Smart Dublin: Exploring smart city development in history and context. In Karvonen, A., Cugurullo, F. and Caprotti, F. (eds) Smart Cities, Global Cities. Routledge.
  • Kitchin, R. and Lauriault, T. (in press) Digital data and data infrastructures. In Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski (eds) Digital Geographies. Sage, London.
  • Kitchin, R. (in press) Governance. In Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski, A. (eds) Digital Geographies. Sage, London.
    Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski, A. (in press) Introducing digital geographies. In Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski (eds) Digital Geographies. Sage, London.
  • Kitchin, R. and Lauriault, T. (2018) Towards critical data studies: Charting and unpacking data assemblages and their work. In Eckert, J., Shears, A. and Thatcher, J. (eds) Thinking Big Data in Geography. University of Nebraska Press. pp. 3-20
  • Kitchin, R. (in press) Urban science.  In Smith, R.G. (ed) The Companion to Urban Studies.  Routledge, London.
  • Kitchin, R. (in press) Urban informatics, governmentality and an emerging logic of urban control.  In Luque-Ayala, A. and Marvin, S. (eds) Control Room: Nodes in the Networked City.  Routledge, London.
  • Maalsen, S. and Perng, SY. (in press) Crafting code: Gender, coding and spatial hybridity in the events of Dublin Pyladies. In Luckman, S. and Thomas, N. (eds) The Craft Economy: Making, Materiality and Meaning, London: Bloomsbury.
  • Perng, SY. (in press) The spaces, mobilities and soundings of coding. In Hartmann-Petersen, K, Perez Fjalland, E.L., and Freudendal-Pedersen, M (eds) Experiencing Networked Urban Mobilities, Amsterdam: Routledge.
  • Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and McArdle, G. (2017) Data and the City. In Kitchin, R., McArdle, G. and Lauriault, T. (eds) Data and the City.  Routledge, London, pp. 1-13.
  • Kitchin, R. and McArdle, G. (2017) Urban data and city dashboards.  In Kitchin, R., McArdle, G. and Lauriault, T. (eds) Data and the City.  Routledge, London, pp. 111-126.
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) Data-driven urbanism.  In Kitchin, R., McArdle, G. and Lauriault, T. (eds) Data and the City.  Routledge, London, pp. 44-56.
  • White, J.M. (2017) Following data threads. In Kitchin, R., McArdle, G. and Lauriault, T., (eds) Data and the City. Routledge, London, pp. 85–97.
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) Big data. The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology. p 1-3.
  • Evans, L. and Perng, SY., (2017) Spatial knowledge and behaviour. In Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media, Sage. pp. 169-177
  • Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P., and Wilson, M. (2017) Introducing spatial media.  In Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media.  Sage, London. pp. 1-21
  • Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P., and McArdle, G. (2017) Indicators, benchmarking and urban informatics.  In Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media.  Sage, London. pp. 119-128.
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) Leveraging finance and producing capital.  In Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media.  Sage, London. pp. 178-187.
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) Big data – hype or revolution?  In Sloan, L., Quan-Haase, A. and Metzler, K. (eds) The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods. Sage, London. pp. 27-39.
  • Lauriault, T. P. and Francoli, M. (2017) Openness, transparency, participation. In Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media, Sage. pp. 188-203.
  • Lauriault, T. P. (2017), Open Spatial Data. In Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media, Sage. pp. 95-109.
  • Evans, L. (2016) Feeling place in the city: strange ontologies and location-based social media. In Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (ed) Code and the City. Routledge, London. pp. 105-115
  • Kitchin R, McArdle G and Lauriault TP (2016) Smart cities and the politics of urban data. In: Marvin S, Luque-Ayala A, and McFarlane C (eds), Smart Urbanism: Utopian vision or false dawn?, Routledge, pp. 16–33.
  • Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (2016) Code and the city: introduction.  In Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (ed) Code and the City. Routledge, London. pp 1-12.
  • Kitchin, R. (2016) From a single line of code to an entire city: Reframing the Conceptual Terrain of Code/Space.  In Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (ed) Code and the City. Routledge, London. pp. 15-26.
  • Maalsen, S. and Perng, S.Y. (2016) Encountering the city at hacking events. In Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (ed) Code and the City. Routledge, London. pp.190-199
  • McArdle, G. and Kitchin, R. (2016) The Dublin Dashboard: Design and development of a real-time analytical urban dashboard.  First International Conference on Smart Data and Smart Cities, Split, Croatia. ISPRS Annals Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, III-4/W1, 19-25, doi:10.5194/isprs-annals-III-4-W1-19-2016
  • White, J.M. (2016) Moving applications: a multilayered approach to mobile computing. In Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (ed) Code and the City. Routledge, London. pp. 130- 145
  • Perng, S.Y., and Kitchin, R. (2015) Solutions, strategies and frictions in civic hacking, in Proceedings of MediaCity 5, School of Architecture, Design and Environment and Institute of Digital Art and Technology, Plymouth: Plymouth University, pp. 18-30.

Other Publications:

Working Papers:

  • Cardullo P and Kitchin R (2018) Smart urbanism and smart citizenship: The neoliberal logic of ‘citizen-focused’ smart cities in Europe. Programmable City Working Paper 39. DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XUGB5.
  • Perng. S-Y. (2018) Shared technology making in neoliberal ruins: Rationalities, practices and possibilities of hackathons. Programmable City Working Paper 38 https://osf.io/k793w/ 
  • Heaphy, L. (2018) Interfaces and divisions in the Dublin Docklands ‘Smart District’. Programmable City Working Paper 37 https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/z2afc
  • Fraser, A. and Kitchin, R. (2017) Slow Computing. Programmable City Working Paper 36 https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/rmxfk
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) The timescape of smart cities. Programmable City Working Paper 35 https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/y4e8p
  • Evans, L. and Kitchin, R. (2017) A smart place to work? Big data systems, labour, control, and modern retail stores. Programmable City Working Paper 34 http://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/z9dgc
  • Perng, S-Y. (2017) Practices and politics of collaborative urban infrastructuring: Traffic Light Box Artworks in Dublin Streets. Programmable City Working Paper 33. https://osf.io/2xpq7
  • Coletta, C. (2017) Rhythm-making, halfway ethnographies and ‘city heartbeats’. Programmable City Working Paper 32. https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/ydut4
  • Fraser, A. (2017) Land grab / data grab. Programmable City Working Paper 31. https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/9utyh
  • Cardullo, P. and Kitchin, R. (2017) Being a ‘citizen’ in the smart city: Up and down the scaffold of smart citizen participation. Programmable City Working Paper 30. https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/v24jn
  • Coletta, C., Heaphy, L. and Kitchin, R. (2017) From the accidental to articulated smart city: The creation and work of ‘Smart Dublin’. Programmable City Working Paper 29 https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/93ga5
  • Perng S-Y, Kitchin R and Mac Donncha D (2017) Hackathons, entrepreneurship and the passionate making of smart cities. The Programmable City Working Paper 28, socarxiv. Available from: https://osf.io/nu3ec
  • Cardullo, P. and Kitchin, R. (2017) Living Labs, vacancy, and gentrification. Programmable City Working Paper 27 https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/waq2e
  • Kitchin, R., Coletta, C., Evans, L., Heaphy, L. and Mac Donncha, D. (2017) Smart cities, urban technocrats, epistemic communities and advocacy coalitions. Programmable City Working Paper 26 https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/rxk4r
  • Kitchin, R., Coletta, C. and McArdle, G. (2017) Urban informatics, governmentality and the logics of urban control, Programmable City Working Paper 25 https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/27hz8/
  • Kitchin, R. and Dodge, M. (2017) The (in)security of smart cities: vulnerabilities, risks, mitigation and prevention, Programmable City Working Paper 24 https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/f6z63
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) Urban science: A short primer. Programmable City Working Paper 23, https://osf.io/preprints/socarxiv/sdsu2
  • Ryazanova, O., Petercsak, R., Heaphy, L., Connolly, N. and Donnellan, B. (2016) Perception of Value in Public-Private Ecosystems: Transforming Dublin Docklands through Smart Technologies. Working paper for Thirty Seventh International Conference on Information Systems, Dublin 2016
  • Coletta, C. and Kitchin, R. (2016) Algorhythmic governance: Regulating the ‘heartbeat’ of a city using the Internet of Things, Programmable City Working Paper 22, https://osf.io/bp7c4
  • Kitchin, R. and McArdle, G. (2016) Urban data and city dashboards. Programmable City Working Paper 21, https://osf.io/k2epn/
  • Kitchin, R. (2016) Reframing, reimagining and remaking smart cities. Programmable City Working Paper 20, https://osf.io/cyjhg/
  • Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T. and Wilson, M. (2016) Understanding spatial media.  SSRN. http://ssrn.com/abstract=2799586
  • Maalsen, S and Perng, SY (2016) Crafting code: Gender, coding and spatial hybridity in the events of Pyladies Dublin, Programmable City Working Paper 19, SSRN http://ssrn.com/abstract=2797168
  • Perng, SY (2016) The spaces, mobilities and soundings of coding, Programmable City Working Paper 18, SSRN http://ssrn.com/abstract=2788574
  • Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski, A. (2015) Digital Turn, Digital Geography?  Programmable City Working Paper 17, SSRN http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2674257
  • Perng, S-Y., Kitchin, R. and Evans, L. (2015) Locative media and data-driven computing experiments, Programmable City Working Paper 16, SSRN http://ssrn.com/abstract=2668164
  • Kitchin, R. and McArdle, G. (2015) The diverse nature of big data, Programmable City Working Paper 15, SSRN http://ssrn.com/abstract=2662462
  • Kitchin, R. (2015) Data-driven, networked urbanism.  Programmable City Working Paper 14, SSRN
  • McArdle, G. and Kitchin, R. (2015) Improving the Veracity of Open and Real-Time Urban Data, Programmable City Working Paper 13, SSRN http://ssrn.com/abstract=2643430
  • Lauriault, T. P. (2015) Submission to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER), Government Reform Unit Open Data Licences Consultation Paper, Programmable City Working Paper 12, SSRN (https://ssrn.com/abstract=2586817)
  • Kitchin, R., Maalsen, S. and McArdle, G. (2015) The Praxis and Politics of Building Urban Dashboards.  Programmable City Working Paper 11. SSRN http://ssrn.com/abstract=2608988
  • Perng, SY and Kitchin, R, Solutions and frictions in civic hacking, Programmable City Working Paper 10. http://ssrn.com/abstract=2606939
  • Kitchin, R. (2015) Big data and official statistics: Opportunities, challenges and risks.  Programmable City Working Paper 9. http://ssrn.com/abstract=2595075
  • White, J. (2015) Anticipatory Logics of the Global Smart City Imaginary.    Programmable City Working Paper 8, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2651099
  • Lauriault, T. P. (2014) Big Data Series: Critical Analysis of the Irish Big Data Skills Report, The Programmable City Working Paper 7, SSRN, (http://ssrn.com/abstract=2614499)
  • Lauriault, T. P. and Mooney, P. (2014) Crowdsourcing: A Geographic Approach to Public Engagement, The Programmable City Working Paper 6 SSRN (http://ssrn.com/abstract=2518233)
  • Kitchin, R. (2014) Thinking critically about and researching algorithms. The Programmable City Working Paper 5 SSRN (http://ssrn.com/abstract=2515786)
  • Kitchin, R. (2014) From a single line of code to an entire city: Reframing thinking on code and the city. The Programmable City Working Paper 4. SSRN (http://ssrn.com/abstract=2520435)
  • Lauriault, T. P. (2014) Observations and Recommendations: on the Republic of Ireland Open Data Strategy. The Programmable City Working Paper 3 SSRN (http://ssrn.com/abstract=2508016)
  • Kitchin, R. and Lauriault, T. (2014) Towards critical data studies: Charting and unpacking data assemblages and their work.  The Programmable City Working Paper 2 SSRN (http://ssrn.com/abstract=2474112)
  • Kitchin, R. and Lauriault, T. P. (2014) Small Data in the Era of Big Data. The Programmable City Working Paper 1 SSRN (http://ssrn.com/abstract=2376148)