Category Archives: 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 Dynamics and climate change toward territorial … Continue reading

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Where people run in major cities

Interestingly…. they prefere parks and river sides :-(((( What a new information!!!! Where People Run

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Tomorrow’s world

A guide to the next 150 years by BBC news graphics http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130102-tomorrows-world

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When Networks Network

The magazine Science underline the huge advance made in network analysis. Networks interact, create cascading effects…… read more in Science

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New Blog for the ERC project GeoDiverCity

http://geodivercity.parisgeo.cnrs.fr/blog/

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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:

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Interactive maps of the world population on the INED website

a terrific tool to give to students, children, citizens of the world…. http://www.ined.fr/en/everything_about_population/interactive_maps/ See the instructions: publi_pdf2_pesa485

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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

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Les voeux de l’UNIL pour 2012 – Happy New year from University of Lausanne

Les voeux de l’UNIL pour 2012

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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 typographies. http://www.imprimerienationale.fr/expo/  

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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

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7 Billions of people on the Earth

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

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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 is updated automatically every 10 seconds. … Continue reading

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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 him. With pinkish yarn. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/19/fashion/creating-graffiti-with-yarn.html?_r=1 in … Continue reading

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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

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Sospiri bridge in Venice…. sustainable for Toyota?

sospiri….. good for Toyota

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Relativity- Debtris- MASS MEDIA

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