Smart cities offer many potential benefits for residents - but only when data generated within cities can be shared and used to inform decision making. The purpose of this Primer is to explain as simply as possible how a civic digital trust could democratically and responsibly share smart city data and algorithms.
A Work in Progress...
Civic digital trusts are a relatively new idea, and our understanding of how they work is evolving rapidly.
That means this Primer needs to evolve too. The first draft of the Primer was published online in December, 2018, following a workshop that convened a diverse group of stakeholders in Toronto in November, 2018.
This Gitbook is not a Wiki. However, the five pillars and 10 simple rules of Wikipedia provide a useful guide for the editorial standards we are aiming for to provide a reliable, neutral and accessible reference.