Experience analytics applied to the city. The idea of the hidden social network as fabric, vector and habit. Methods for capturing that network.
Lots of potential here.
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The Science of Familiar Strangers: Society's Hidden Social Network
The familiar strangers we see everyday on the bus and in the supermarket form an important hidden network at the heart of society, according to the first city-wide study of these passive links