Charla Griffy-Brown Talks About the Relationship Between Technology and Cities in Pepperdine Magazine
With the ever increasing influence of technology in our daily lives, the smart city movement — the effort by cities to better communities through information and communication technology — is growing in popularity. In an article written by Amanda Pisani for Pepperdine Magazine, Charla Briffy-Brown, Pepperdine Graziadio senior associate dean of executive and part-time programs and professor of information systems technology management, was interviewed about how technology can change municipalities through the expansion of reliable and accessible networks. Griffy-Brown cited her work with the unhosed community in Seattle.
“The information and internet access public libraries provide are a huge part of the life of a homeless person who’s really trying to escape homelessness,” said Griffy-Brown. “But you’re not going to solve homelessness with digital architecture.”
Read the full article in the online edition of Pepperdine Magazine.