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Anyone exploring a new city uses digital platforms. We decide where we want to drink coffee with Yelp

How digital platforms are reshaping our cities

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The FINANCIAL -- Anyone exploring a new city uses digital platforms. We decide where we want to drink coffee with Yelp, we find our way with Google Maps and a place to sleep with Airbnb. But while these platforms help us with this, they simultaneously change the city According to University of Amsterdam. Petter Törnberg (Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam) is researching exactly how. He received a Veni grant for his project ‘Seeing the city through digital platforms’.…

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How digital platforms are reshaping our cities

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- Anyone exploring a new city uses digital platforms. We decide where we want to drink coffee with Yelp, we find our way with Google Maps and a place to sleep with Airbnb. But while these platforms help us with this, they simultaneously change the city According to University of Amsterdam. Petter Törnberg…