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Tactical Urbanism: The New Vernacular of the Creative City - Mould - 2014 - Geography Compass - Wiley Online Library
The recent infatuation of urban governance with the ideologies of creativity has led to many cities over the world being branded as ‘Creative Cities’. This…
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8 hours ago
Tactical Urbanism: The New Vernacular of the Creative City - Mould - 2014 - Geography Compass - Wiley Online Library
The recent infatuation of urban governance with the ideologies of creativity has led to many cities over the world being branded as ‘Creative Cities’. This…
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8 hours ago
How to Get Away with Uber
Takes awhile to get good and leans far too heavily on columnist’s WE. But boy does it get good. https://t.co/e1as8J7P4Q via @alexismadrigal
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17 hours ago
http://www.lionsroar.com/bell-hooks-talks-to-john-perry-barlow/
John Perry Barlow: “On paper, you are my polar opposite [bell hooks: iconoclastic feminist, leading African-American intellectual, progressive Buddhist,…
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On HTML5 and the Group That Rules the Web
You might have read that, on October 28th, W3C officially recommended HTML5. And you might know that this has something to do with apps and the Web. The…
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2 days ago
Finding New York in Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities
Italo Calvino invisible cities I had the dream following the anniversary of September 11 this year, after I had seen the two memorial spotlights projected into…
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2 days ago
The Fall of Facebook - The Atlantic
I SEE YOU USING “LEGIBLE” ALEXIS, HAVE YOU HEARD OF THIS YALE ANTHROPOLOGIST JAMES C SC—*collapses*
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4 days ago
Zeroville-on-Khambhat, or: The clean slate's cost
14 November 2014 A response to a piece Ayona Datta wrote for the forthcoming Dialogues in Human Geography , which I am pleased to present to you on the…
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8 days ago
Earth View from Google Maps - Chrome Web Store
Chrome users you really gotta install this extension. Flashes of sublime beauty in the space between ⇧⌘T and t-w-i…
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8 days ago
Embracing Autumn in the Apple Orchard
Go Outside
(Photo: rkramer62/Flickr)
By Casey N. Cep • November 04, 2014 • 10:00 AM
(Photo: rkramer62/Flickr)
Casey N. Cep goes apple picking and realizes the…
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9 days ago
Open Data: Empowering the Empowered or Effective Data Use for Everyone?
The open data movement in the area of access to public (and other) information is a relatively new but very significant, and potentially powerful, emerging…
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10 days ago
cachemonet.com
I kinda just want this permanently running on a EO1
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10 days ago
Product Land (Part 1)
No-one I know thinks quite like @richardjpope thinks. Read this on product design. Pure gold. http://t.co/UnWJPjOQx5
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10 days ago
Meet the New Rich…in Myanmar
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YANGON, Myanmar—On this balmy Saturday evening at Yangon’s Wardan jetty, dock workers have momentarily stopped loading and unloading crates from…
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11 days ago
No Man’s Land
Lying outside the state’s claims to sovereignty, the border zone both challenges and defines the legal conception of the state.
In the early 1970s, the city of…
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12 days ago
Terran Trade Authority - Spacecraft 2000-2100AD on Vimeo
Huh, someone did an animation based on the 1970s "Terran Trade Authority" handbooks by Stewart Cowley: New to me.
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14 days ago
Our Own Private Germany
By Kati Krause and Ole SchulzPortraits by Ana Lessing Menjibar
On a Saturday last March, my Berlin neighbors had a plant funeral. They set up three-meter-high…
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14 days ago
The Nor » All Cameras Are Police Cameras
This essay is the first of a series of reports from The Nor , an investigation into paranoia, electromagnetism, and infrastructure. On the morning of Thursday,…
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15 days ago
Too Many Cooks - Waxy.org
Last night, Adult Swim quietly aired something in its 4am infomercial slot that was like Full House in Night Vale:
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16 days ago
Networks without networks
Over the last few days I’ve been crazy for emulation—that is, simulating old, busted computers on my sweet modern laptop. I’ve been booting up fake machines and…
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18 days ago
The Dads of Tech - The Baffler
The master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house,” Audre Lorde famously said, but let Clay Shirky mansplain. It “always struck me as a strange…
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18 days ago
Soft Rock, High Speeds: The 2nd Avenue Subway
The Second Avenue Subway is the stuff of legend in New York City, the locomotive who cried wolf. Plagued by funding shortages, the project has been stop-and-go…
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21 days ago
Meta: Snowpiercer
My [scattered] thoughts on Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer. This was originally just a defence of the film’s ending—which I’ve seen widely criticised—because I think…
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22 days ago
Dehumanisation is a human universal – David Livingstone Smith – Aeon
In March 1945, Leatherneck Magazine, an official organ of the United States Marine Corps, published a brief, ostensibly humorous article describing a parasite…
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29 days ago
David Fisher: The OIA arms race • Speaker • Public Address
Good afternoon everyone. I am David Fisher, a reporter with the New Zealand Herald. I have worked as a journalist for 25 years, mainly in New Zealand but across…
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4 weeks ago
Mike Bracken – On policy and delivery
Last night I delivered a speech – without any slides for a change – at the Institute for Government in London ( watch it on YouTube ). The opportunity came from…
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4 weeks ago
Untitled (http://hypertext.website/~sha/)
Finished up a new portfolio site and updated my resume, hope you enjoy it
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5 weeks ago
Alan Moore: I am in charge of this universe – Tim Martin – Aeon
Alan Moore is waiting when I get off the train in Northampton, a majestically bearded figure in a hoodie, scanning the crowd that pushes through the turnstiles…
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5 weeks ago
Behind-the-scenes: How the Southbank Centre is redesigning its website — Fran Taylor
Agile as the neoliberal theatre of work: "the SBC Web Team spent a weekend in a large glass box covered in post-its"
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5 weeks ago
Kiwicon 8 | Kiwicon 8
So long unicorn-site, hellooooo TurboPascal Chic. New Kiwicon 8 website is live on with tickets, training and merch.
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5 weeks ago
Untitled (http://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/Three-Startup-Founders-Reveal-Why-They-Left-San-5814713.php)
"Startups like Panic…" Panic, Inc. is older than Facebook and Twitter put together. It's two years older than Google.
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5 weeks ago
A Walking Tour Through the Living Wreckage of Penn Station
6 Nearly everyone can agree that Penn Station, America's busiest transit hub, which routinely takes in and spits out some five thousand humans every minute, is…
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6 weeks ago
Cartographies of Disaster
The w’s in that last Tweet indicate laughter in online communication in Japanese, from 笑い (laughter), transliterated — and input — in roman script as warai. At…
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6 weeks ago
Why nerd culture must die
My first girlfriend was someone I met through a  MUD , and I had to fly 7,000 miles to see her in person. I read a paper version of the Jargon File  at 15 and…
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6 weeks ago
Narcissists: Sexists, Racists, Child Abusers, Saboteurs, Internet Trolls
by yesivebeenthere2 This looks like a long and depressing personal story, but it’s a personal story in service of a point. If you find yourself manipulated,…
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6 weeks ago
The Mountain Goats - This Year (Video) - YouTube
RT : ok guys i know it is just a song but if we sing it loud enough together it might do something good
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6 weeks ago
Instagram
This is brilliant. Love my colleagues humour - and artistic ability.
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6 weeks ago
How history forgot its role in public debate – David Armitage – Aeon
It has long been fashionable to say that the globe is shrinking. In the wake of the telegraph, the steamship and the railway, thinkers from the late 19th…
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7 weeks ago
The Pantograph Punch — Thwarted Futurism, Internet Parties and the Wake
Screen Shot 2014-09-28 at 10.19.32 pm On August 19 last year, I went to a packed public meeting at the Auckland Town Hall, hastily convened in opposition to the…
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7 weeks ago
http://bit.ly/1Ea7WTp
Somewhere outside of Oslo, there are 1,000 newly-planted spruce trees. One hundred years from now, if everything goes to plan, they’ll be published together as…
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7 weeks ago
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