Shannon Jackson is an anthropologist specializing in Urban Studies, Technology and Embodiment, and Social Theory. She has published on the impact of the Google Fiber inaugural selection of Kansas City and the impact of its strategy on the prospects for increased equity across the digital divide.

Dr. Jackson is beginning a new course of similar impact-research regarding the KCMO Water Department’s adoption of the “Internet of Things” and “Big Data.” She will discuss the motivation and design thinking for her research plans.

ON All Souls Forum | November 1, 2017 | 6:00 pm

Water and the Smart City: An Ethnographic View with Shannon Jackson

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Shannon Jackson is an anthropologist specializing in Urban Studies, Technology and Embodiment, and Social Theory. She has published on the impact of the Google Fiber inaugural selection of Kansas City and the impact of its strategy on the prospects for increased equity across the digital divide.

Dr. Jackson is beginning a new course of similar impact-research regarding the KCMO Water Department’s adoption of the “Internet of Things” and “Big Data.” She will discuss the motivation and design thinking for her research plans.

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