Difficult technical and social decisions are often perceived from the perspective of different narratives — the assumptions, expectations, and values that color our interpretation of facts. The Urban/Rural, which carries elements of future- vs. past-oriented perspectives is one of the most difficult narrative gaps to cross. Great to see infrastructure discussions acknowledge and address that gap.
Recently, the Computing Community Consortium (CCC) in collaboration with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Heads Association (ECEDHA) released eight white papers describing a collective research agenda for intelligent infrastructure. We will be blogging about each paper over the next few weeks.Today, we highlight A Rural Lens on a Research Agenda for Intelligent Infrastructure paper.