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10 Most Impressive Smart Cities On Earth

10 Most Impressive Smart Cities On Earth | scatol8® | Scoop.it

It wasn’t too long ago that the term ‘Smart City’ was not on very many people’s radar screens, but recently, it has been more familiar, and people are understanding the concepts behind smart cities.


A smart city uses information combined with technology to improve quality of life, reduce environmental impact, and decrease energy demand. This list of the smartest cities on the planet takes those factors into consideration, as well as the ‘smart’ plans the city might have for the future...


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ComplexInsight's curator insight, February 12, 2013 12:26 PM

Great find from Peter Jasperse's blog and an inspirational read for those interested in building a smarter cities and environments since these cities have already started along the journey.

Jed Fisher's comment, February 16, 2013 4:54 AM
fantastic!
Jed Fisher's comment, February 16, 2013 4:54 AM
fantastic!
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Clever Conceptual Photographs of Fruits and Vegetables

Clever Conceptual Photographs of Fruits and Vegetables | scatol8® | Scoop.it
Strange Fruits is a series of clever conceptual photographs by German photographer Sarah Illenberger. Each photo shows a common fruit or vegetable that

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, January 26, 2013 3:10 AM

Fruit and veg stuff.

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Top 7 Websites for creating Future Cities

Top 7 Websites for creating Future Cities | scatol8® | Scoop.it

Over 50% of the world's population now lives in cities, so the conditions are ripe for improving, adjusting and rethinking the urban landscape and city life. The web flourishes with digital platforms for community discussion, since now it’s city dwellers - rather than governing executives - that actively take part in city-related decision-making...
Check out the following seven websites that harness the power, wisdom and knowledge of the crowds to cultivate smarter future cities.


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The art of anamorphic illusions: the 10 most talented artists of the world - Blog of Francesco Mugnai

The art of anamorphic illusions: the 10 most talented artists of the world - Blog of Francesco Mugnai | scatol8® | Scoop.it
10 talented artists, masters of the incredible art of anamorphic illusions that will make you look twice

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, January 30, 2013 6:29 AM

Some repeats but some terrific new illusions.

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50 Amazing Optical Illusions That will Play with your Mind

50 Amazing Optical Illusions That will Play with your Mind | scatol8® | Scoop.it
Optical illusions are presentations of objects as well as situations in such a way, that it confuses your vision, and projects double meaning of the same image to you simultaneously.

[Some old favourites here but also some relatively new ones - GC]


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