At Bang the Table, publication for specialists in digital public engagement, the article 'Seeing more than you think: a data walk in the smart city' was published. In the article, a team of BOLD Cities researchers explains how and why the Centre addresses citizen participation in the smart city:
Smart cities, ostensibly, are all about citizen inclusion. But just how data-aware are city-users and makers? Researchers at the Centre for Big Open Linked Data (BOLD) Cities look at the social issue of ubiquitous urban digitization and datafication.