Category Archives: infrastructure

Exhibition Lovely Language

Exhibition Lovely Language from Ontwerpwerk on Vimeo.

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Enter the maze: Ikea, Costco, other retailers know how to get you to buy more

Originally posted on National Post | News:
Robb Engen weaves back and forth through the maze, following his wife in what he calls “zombie mode.” He submits to her and the labyrinthine Calgary retail outlet, wandering along as she adds this…

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What Amazon’s ebook strategy means – Charlie’s Diary

What Amazon’s ebook strategy means By Charlie Stross It seems to me that a lot of folks in the previous discussion don’t really understand quite what makes Amazon so interesting—and threatening, for that matter—to the publishing industry. So I’m going … Continue reading

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Time Team: the only true ‘reality’ show

Originally posted on Francis Pryor – In the Long Run:
Let’s start with a simple question: what is reality? Being an archaeologist, I like old things; so I turned to my copy of that first dictionary of the English language,…

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And the public wants what the public gets but I don’t get what this society wants… going underground, going underground.

Originally posted on Broken Doll Collective:
Chances are there will be more letters in this ridiculously long blog title than the blog itself. I did indeed go underground today on a walk run by New Manchester Walks – it was…

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World News: How the developing world is using cellphone technology to change lives – thestar.com

Originally posted on Rapadoo Observateur:
World News: How the developing world is using cellphone technology to change lives – thestar.com .

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Morocco’s Success in the Aerospace Industry

Originally posted on My Eclectic Blog:
[gallery]  The Wall Street Journal ran a very interesting piece today on  Morocco’s success in developing its aerospace industry. The story should inspire and give hope to many developing countries. It proves that advanced manufacturing…

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Of Sugar and Politics: Last Days in Sao Paulo

Originally posted on Student Travel with the Chazen Institute:
Because we were so productive during our first day of meetings, on Tuesday and Wednesday we had one company visit each day and the free time to either meet with companies…

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* Architecture: Cornell Reveals the Architects Competing to Design the First NYC Tech Campus Building

Originally posted on Designalog:
Architecture: Cornell Reveals the Architects Competing to Design the First NYC Tech Campus Building: “..Selected from over more than 40 firms from the U.S. and abroad, the finalists include Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the Office…

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