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No longer liveblogging Sidewalk Labs’ Master Innovation and Development Plan, Bonus entry 11: Without whom…

So, yesterday was a busy day. I’m going to write up my evaluation of the new Sidewalk Labs-Waterfront Toronto understanding in a little while. But it’s worth taking a moment to reflect on how we got here. In particular, while … Continue reading

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No longer liveblogging Sidewalk Labs’ Master Innovation and Development Plan, Bonus entry 10: Waterfront Toronto gets ready to make a choice

A couple of things stand out in Catherine McIntyre’s profile in The Logic of Waterfront Toronto Board chair Stephen Diamond. First, the headline, “The man who stood up to Sidewalk” is a bit premature. It’s certainly true and commendable that … Continue reading

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No longer liveblogging Sidewalk Labs’ Master Innovation and Development Plan, Bonus entry 9: Can Sidewalk Labs find any independent experts to support it?

A couple of thoughts about Toronto Life’s big feature on Sidewalk Labs. First, it’s nice to see that the magazine doesn’t even bother with the fiction that Sidewalk Labs is anything more than the urban-policy arm of Google. Sidewalk Labs … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Sidewalk Labs’ Master Innovation and Development Plan, Entry 43: Waterfront Toronto Note to Reader

Qualified praise for a mostly honest document that should never have been written. Previous Master Innovation and Development Plan liveblog entries and relevant documents available here I am of several minds about Waterfront Toronto’s Note to Reader. As a guide … Continue reading

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Liveblogging Sidewalk Labs’ Master Innovation and Development Plan, Entry 42: The MIDP Volume 3, Partnership Overview: Chapters 3-7; Supplemental Tables

Could it be? Is this the end? Finally? Again, these chapters contain summary information of what we’ve already seen, supplemented with some specific details that I’ve noted. The best way to use this post is as a guide to specific … Continue reading

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