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5 kantelaars: mensen die het oude omvormen tot iets nieuws - Metronieuws.nl

5 kantelaars: mensen die het oude omvormen tot iets nieuws - Metronieuws.nl | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it

We bevinden ons op een kantelpunt in de geschiedenis, zegt hoogleraar transitiekunde Jan Rotmans. ´´De wereld zoals we die nu kennen gaat volledig op de schop.´´ Daan Roosegaarde is het daar volstrekt mee eens. ´´De oude wereld is echt aan het verdwijnen, we moeten al onze creativiteit en kennis inzetten om op een radicale manier een nieuwe wereld vorm te geven.´´ Metro sprak met vijf kantelaars: mensen die het oude omvormen tot iets nieuws. 


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Biomimicry: Mother Nature as a 3D Printer?

Biomimicry: Mother Nature as a 3D Printer? | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it
3D printing represents a transformative opportunity for us to redesign our manufacturing and consumption patterns.

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3D Laser Scanning in Industry | 3D Print HQ

3D Laser Scanning in Industry | 3D Print HQ | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it
Laser scanners are used extensively in industry and research for accurately scanning in 3D objects and storing them electronically. Here's some examples...
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Data Farming: Demonstrating the Benefits of Urban Agriculture [INFOGRAPHIC] | Sustainable Cities Collective

Data Farming: Demonstrating the Benefits of Urban Agriculture [INFOGRAPHIC] | Sustainable Cities Collective | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it
Design Trust put together a metrics framework that measured the associated activities of urban agriculture with the known benefits derived from various studies to convince city officials of urban farming's positive impacts.

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http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/big-city/133921/data-farming-demonstrating-benefits-urban-agriculture

 

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Data Farming: Demonstrating the Benefits of Urban Agriculture (infographic) http://soa.li/4a5tjUV ; #foodsecurity

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Beneficios da Agricultura urbana...

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Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything - Harvard Business Review

Why the Lean Start-Up Changes Everything - Harvard Business Review | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it
Business management magazine, blogs, case studies, articles, books, and webinars from Harvard Business Review, addressing today's topics and challenges in business management.
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Green spaces boosts wellbeing of urban dwellers - study - BBC News

Green spaces boosts wellbeing of urban dwellers - study - BBC News | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it
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Green spaces boosts wellbeing of urban dwellers - study
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Parks, gardens and green space in urban areas can improve the wellbeing and quality of life of people living there, says a University of Exeter study.
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With 100 Teslas, Las Vegas looks to reinvent urban transit - SmartPlanet.com (blog)

With 100 Teslas, Las Vegas looks to reinvent urban transit - SmartPlanet.com (blog) | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it
With 100 Teslas, Las Vegas looks to reinvent urban transit SmartPlanet.com (blog) And it's not just talk and advocacy; he's allocated $350 million for the Downtown Project which looks to “create a vibrant, connected urban core.” And, of course, in...
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Combating crime with urban greenery - Science Omega

Combating crime with urban greenery - Science Omega | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it
Well-maintained vegetation can lower crime rates in urban areas, according to Temple University research
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TOTO’s Toilet Motorcycle Will Travel Japan Entirely on Biogas

TOTO’s Toilet Motorcycle Will Travel Japan Entirely on Biogas | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it
Hold on to your butts everyone! That’s right. Japan’s number one toilet maker TOTO has created a toilet-motorcycle hybrid vehicle that runs entirely on biogas (read: human waste). Theoretically, as...
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Privacy Expert: All Protesters Are Routinely Scanned and ‘Skimmed’ By Drones

Privacy Expert: All Protesters Are Routinely Scanned and ‘Skimmed’ By Drones | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it
Steve Watson | Investigator says protesters have phones scanned, identity logged by authorities as a matter of course.

 

A prominent private investigator operating out of New York and Texas has noted that anyone engaging in any large scale protest, is now subjected to scanning by drones that skim their personal information from their cell phones.


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Bitcoin Explained

A short video looking at 'Bitcoin', a decentralized digital currency. Directed, Designed and Animated by Duncan Elms - duncanelms.com Written and Voiced by M... (Bitcoin is a digital currency that will change economies in the digital world.

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Shareable: The New Sharing Economy

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Technology is connecting individuals to information, other people, and physical things in ever-more efficient and intelligent ways. It’s changing how we consume, socialize, mobilize— ultimately, how we live and function together as a society. In a global economy where the means of production are becoming increasingly decentralized, where access is more practical than ownership, what do the successful businesses of the future need to know?


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Meet The Man Behind Bitcoin: Gavin Andresen - Huffington Post

Meet The Man Behind Bitcoin: Gavin Andresen - Huffington Post | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it

HuffPost Tech spoke with Gavin Andresen, the chief scientist behind bitcoin, the world's first online, decentralized currency.


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Garden for birds: tips for urban plots | The City Planter

Garden for birds: tips for urban plots | The City Planter | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it
The City Planter is the magazine for urban gardeners. Find gardening inspiration and advice for small gardens, roof terraces, balconies, indoor gardens and more.

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HOW TO: Manage a Virtual Workforce

HOW TO: Manage a Virtual Workforce | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it
Flexible work remains a controversial topic. But it’s still a viable option for many companies. The key is learning how to manage a virtual workforce.

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It’s Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food Forest

It’s Not a Fairytale: Seattle to Build Nation’s First Food Forest | Urban innovations we should stimulate | Scoop.it
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