Close Encounters of the Urban Kind: POPOS

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Scattered across the centre of San Francisco are almost seventy semi-secret spaces called POPOS (Privately Owned Public Open Spaces). They are often poorly indicated and as a result, under-frequented. How can we use technology to draw attention to these hidden urban oases? Come hear about the history of POPOS, next steps, and help collaborate on ways technology can subvert and take back public space.

Presented by Connie Yeh (, Wendy Fong (, and Lily Chandrasekher (