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TIMEMAPS

Due to the good public transportation in the Netherlands distance has become irrelevant. We can reach almost any destination by train easily and relatively quick. In our busy lives we now think in time rather than distance.
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NYC Open Data

NYC Open Data | Urban Life | Scoop.it
New York City has opened up hundreds of datasets through NYC Open Data. We are happy to have so many datasets, maps, and documents online, but we know that it can be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve...
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Occupy – Democracia Política e Anti-Capitalismo

Occupy – Democracia Política e Anti-Capitalismo | Urban Life | Scoop.it

O grande poder está nas pessoas terem um espaço para se perguntar se essa democracia é realidade ou ilusão.

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street art: subverter o "portuguesismo" com ± maismenos ±

street art: subverter o "portuguesismo" com ± maismenos ± | Urban Life | Scoop.it
Em três décadas, o graffiti globalizou-se, evoluiu e cresceu nas mais variadas expressões, continuando a criar, mais do que nunca, inúmeras referências na nossa cultura visual e artística.
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Slavery Footprint

Slavery Footprint | Urban Life | Scoop.it
How many slaves work for you? There are 27 million slaves in the world today. Many of them contribute to the supply chains that end up in the products we use every day. Find out how many slaves work for you, and take action.
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Artist Scott Spencer Creates Public Poetry With QR Codes | The Creators Project

Artist Scott Spencer Creates Public Poetry With QR Codes | The Creators Project | Urban Life | Scoop.it
Augmented artworks will explore forgotten spaces within the city.
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Opinion Visualization: What People Think about the Occupy Wall Street Protest - information aesthetics

Opinion Visualization: What People Think about the Occupy Wall Street Protest - information aesthetics | Urban Life | Scoop.it
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Coca-Cola leva "felicidade" para jogo

Coca-Cola leva "felicidade" para jogo | Urban Life | Scoop.it
Parceria irá ampliar o número de acessos ao cenário virtual carioca do jogo que tem hoje 5,1 milhões de usuários...
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Amplify Brooklyn — on Sharing

In 2011 we made a deep dive into the North Brooklyn neighborhoods of Williamsburg and Greenpoint to interview 30 community organizations and leaders involved in many different forms of urban activism towards sustainability.
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WikiLane – How Citizens Built their own Bicycle Network | This Big City

WikiLane – How Citizens Built their own Bicycle Network | This Big City | Urban Life | Scoop.it
Mexico City’s government pledged that it would build 300km of bike lanes by 2012. However, the city still only has 22.2 km.
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Delancey underground

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The Delancey Underground project seeks to transform an abandoned trolley terminal into New York City's first underground community green space.
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Circuito de arte urbana em Porto Alegre entrega as primeiras obras

Circuito de arte urbana em Porto Alegre entrega as primeiras obras | Urban Life | Scoop.it
As intervenções artísticas serão vistas em diversos pontos da Capital...
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Eyes on the street

One hears a lot about the use of surveillance cameras in England. Indeed, when we returned from Greenwich, I spotted a few lurking in photographs I had taken. Can you spot the camera in the picture...
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Amplifying Creative Communities

Amplifying Creative Communities | Urban Life | Scoop.it
Amplifying Creative Communities is a project of the DESIS Lab at Parsons The New School for Design, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation’s NYC Cultural Innovation Fund 2009.
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Edifício Brasil: Cor e design no centro de São Paulo » Brainstorm9

Edifício Brasil: Cor e design no centro de São Paulo » Brainstorm9 | Urban Life | Scoop.it
Meu amigo Mutza publicou um vídeo sobre um projeto em que o Marcelo Rosenbaum fala sobre o trabalho de requalificação do Edifício Brasil, lá no ce...
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Social Media – It’s Relationship, Stupid!

Social Media – It’s Relationship, Stupid! | Urban Life | Scoop.it
There are so many things that go on in social media by people that really get it. Unfortunately, there is a lot more I see from those that don't. Understanding the conversational and relationship a...
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Street photographers

Street photographers | Urban Life | Scoop.it
Street Photographers on Google+ photography, streettogs, photog, photographer, streetpotography, black and white, blackandwhite, street photography, monochrome,...
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