A new forthcoming book by the great Rob Kitchin, another book I will read this year for sure.
Map of the Internet in 1969 (via @History_Pics)
Norwich council takes delivery of its first computer.
“We wrote in late 2011 about some early research suggesting that many Twitter users in fact follow other people located within their same city, evidence, Richard Florida wrote, that the Internet is reinforcing the value of place instead of eliminating it.
But now that Twitter is a few years older – and considerably more global – Leetaru and several colleagues have conducted a massive new analysis of the site that suggests the opposite: ‘In effect,’ Leetrau says, ‘location plays a much lesser role now in terms of who we talk to, what we talk about, and where we get our information.’”
The Pop-Up City is always interested in mobile apps that create new experiences of the city. So when Wikipedia, the most popular source for all things information announced its spatial-debut, we paid attention. Wikipedia recently introduced its GeoData extension. This streamlined, centralized source for geographic information means that ‘mapping Wikipedia’ is about to explode.
DESIGN TRUST FOR PUBLIC SPACE
URBAN FABRIC PROJECTS
INSTITUTE OF NETWORK CULTURES
Week picks series features every Friday some initiatives and projects I found or want to highlight on this blog. It will help me to track new findings from community groups, startups or local governments working and delivering solutions relevant to the issues of this blog. I often bookmark them or save them on Tumblr while I wait to use them. Maybe this a good way.
Country Codes of the World
Curating the Academic World of Collaborative Media: Aca-article: Future Internet and Living Lab Research Domain Landscapes - Filling the Gap between Technology Push and...
This paper explores the domain landscape of Living Lab and Future Internet research areas as well as the emerging Smart City landscape. It is believed that these landscapes provide valuable insights for articulating Living Labs between the technology push of Future Internet testbeds and the…
The Third Industrial Revolution: Leading the Way to a Green Energy Era and a Hydrogen Economy
Reviewed in my blog (in spanish)