Urban designer turned entrepreneur, Lucinda Hartley uses big data to measure the quality of life and wellbeing of neighbourhoods. She is a co-founder of Neighbourlytics, a social analytics platform which has created data for more than 500 neighbourhoods in over 10 countries and is influencing some of world’s most significant urban development decisions. Lucinda was recently named as one of 100 Women of Influence by the Australian Financial Review and one of Melbourne's Top 100 most influential people by The Age.
With over a decade of experience in urban innovation, Lucinda was a Myer Innovation Fellow, Westpac Social Change Fellow, and was previously co-founder and CEO of award-winning placemaking consultancy, CoDesign Studio. Prior to this her insights contributed to defining UN Sustainable Development Goal 11 (Cities). A designer turned tech-founder, Lucinda is alumni of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Singularity University. Lucinda doesn’t separate work and personal life: first we shape our cities, then they shape us.
What does fully remote work look like? Have we abandoned shopping malls? Where will we live? There is a lot of speculation about what the future of living looks like, but how we build connection and community in a post-covid world are still emerging.
Covid-19 lockdowns have accelerated our digital transformation, but they’ve also left us hungry for human connection, with loneliness now as likely to kill you as smoking or heart disease. While we’re flocking towards the latest emerging technology to tackle connectivity, the research suggests that there might be simpler solutions: walking, sunlight, cups of tea with a neighbour.
In this talk we’ll explore the latest emerging technologies that are transforming the way we live for the better, and how to create happier, healthier lives in a post-covid world.
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