Very interestingly designed research platform – like a Louisville Slugger! (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

westerkamp: Doors from one of the buildings in the Gandan Kiid monastery about 10 minutes from our apartment. Cool city graphic from my best friend Chris on a Fulbright in Mongolia with his family

An apple a day… Or perhaps a bucket of apples. U-pick on campus today. (at California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo)

urbanplannerholic: Mapping Silicon Valley’s Gentrification Problem Through Corporate Shuttle Routes Here’s an ironic thing: I spend a good part of my day designing maps and data visualizations that represent change, while working out of one of the most change-resistant corners in the city of San Francisco. Digital flows of information and the capital that it’s […]

Cities risk being seduced by a technology vision that imposes a top-down control schema. To really unleash the potential of technology in the city environment you need to make the technology overlay accessible to citizens to empower people to understand how to get the best from their environment, and influence how this happens. http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2013/07/16/sensing-cities-smart-citizens/ (via […]