Archive for the ‘innovation’ Category

A Call for Kami: Talking to Marcos Novak

Tuesday, May 17, 2011 11:45 1 Comment

On 12 February 2011, RIEAch’s Per-Johan Dahl met with architect and media theorist Marcos Novak at Novel Cafe in Downtown Los Angeles to talk about current conditions of space making. Sitting just a few blocks from SCI Arc, the discussion circulated around issues of algorithms, cultural connections, and the need for kami in contemporary discourse. […]

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Living Labs Global Award 2011 Winners Announced

Friday, May 13, 2011 14:34 11 Comments

The eight winning solutions of the Living Labs Global Award 2011 were announced yesterday in Stockholm. The competition called for technological solutions that would address the local societal problems pinpointed by eight global cities in search of the latest service innovations to make their cities smarter, greener and more inclusive. The participant cities were: Barcelona, […]

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Sneak Preview of the Milan Design Week 2011

Thursday, April 7, 2011 16:41 3 Comments

Marcia Caines Milan is geared up for its major annual design event, the international Salone del Mobile, which was inaugurated 50 years ago as national trade fair. Half a century down the line the Salone has become the world’s largest commercial design event, assisting in the revitalization of disused urban areas and buildings around town […]

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Upcoming on 18.03.2011: No Place to Hide

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 14:46 4 Comments

«Laws and unmarked frontiers remain…unwritten laws… And thus when frontiers are decided the adversary is not simply annihilated; indeed, he is accorded rights even when the victor’s superiority in power is complete. And there are, in a demonically ambiguous way, ‘equal’ rights: for both parties to the treaty it is the same line that may […]

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Lagos: Will Service Innovation Secure the Future of Nollywood?

Friday, February 25, 2011 16:31 8 Comments

Q&A with Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, Commissioner for Science and Technology of the State of Lagos, and Sunil Abraham, executive director of the Centre for Internet for Society of Banglaore. Lagos is one of the world’s fastest growing cities, and the largest in Sub-Saharan Africa; the destination of choice for mass numbers of job seekers […]

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