Category: Society

CCS’15 & CS-DC’15 – Watching again the E-Session on Territorial Intelligence for Multi-level Equity and Sustainability

For those who missed the session Territorial Intelligence for Multi-level Equity and Sustainability, you can visualize online individually each presentation : Denise Pumain, University Paris 1. ERC GeodiverCity (Keynote Speaker – Conference CS-DC) World Urban...

The political Blogs networks for the French President elections

The political Blogs networks for the French President elections

A wonderful visualization of the active networks for french elections classified by partis: see the website:

Sound Maps

To make the maps more “real”, add sounds….. In Montreal, they did it. http://www.montrealsoundmap.com/?lang=en Also England: http://sounds.bl.uk/uksoundmap/fusionmap.aspx

Virtual exhibition of typography

Virtual exhibition of typography

The French National Library organizes different virtual exhibitions which are very interested for who wants to learn more about history of books, print and typography. Recently, a new exhibition about the actual creation of...

New technologies are nicer in a wonderful world……..

New technologies are nicer in a wonderful world……..

See the parodies: Of the book: – Spanish: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_uaI28LGJk – Norvegian: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFAWR6hzZek Of the Iphone 6 by Anthony Kavanagh (in french canadian) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJovnFcx4DY

7 Billions of people on the Earth

7 Billions of people on the Earth

Previsions of population growth: a very important topic relayed by many blogs (Urban ticks):    

Flights in the sky overhead

Flights in the sky overhead

http://www.flightradar24.com/ It can zoom the map that is displayed and move by clicking on the arrows to bring up a region and a city. We then see all the planes passing overhead. The map...

Bombing the City

Bombing the City

THE bronze statue of Rocky near the Philadelphia Museum of Art irked Jessie Hemmons. She found the statue too big, too macho and too touristy, so last month Ms. Hemmons, a 24-year-old artist, bombed...

Physical proximity plays a big role in terms of building relationships

Physical proximity plays a big role in terms of building relationships

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/05/technology/05ping.html?_r=2 Grubwithus Organizes Dinners – Social, Minus Media – NYTimes.com, june 4th 2011