Posts Tagged ‘future’

Who Owns the Future?

Friday, January 22, 2010 18:39 2 Comments

Is the question that a team of futurists and international experts address in the 6th edition of FO/Futureorientation, the house magazine of the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies, an independent Danish (CIFS) non-profit research institution in Copenhagen. Who Owns the Future? May, at first glance, seem like a trick question, as it’s impossible to own […]

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Human Nature: Festival Ars Electronica 2009

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 10:56 No Comments

Ars Electronica is a thirty-year-old annual festival of art, technology and society that takes place in Linz, Austria. The theme of this year’s edition is Human Nature. In their words:”This HUMAN NATURE will occupy the focal point at the next Ars Electronica Festival September 3-8, 2009 amidst a mix of speculative futuristic designs and provocative […]

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City Planning From The Bottom Up!

Friday, January 30, 2009 12:19 No Comments

Originally posted by Earth and other unlikely worlds reblogged by Cluster Shop in a shipping container, Bemerton Street, North London. The comment by PapaBear on science fiction writer Paul McAuley’s blog under this post Instant Architecture reads “All I can say is that if you are ready to serve a need, then can you […]

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City Futures

Wednesday, June 25, 2008 14:26 No Comments

Originally published on Cluster The new book form Edgar Pieterse is out! “City Futures: Confronting the Crisis of Urban Development” deals with the developments and challenges cities have to deal with. Cities are the future. In the past two decades, a global urban revolution has taken place, mainly in the South. The ‘mega-cities’ of the […]

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New York, Paris, London…Vegas?

Tuesday, June 3, 2008 9:10 No Comments

Originally posted on The Where Blog, reblogged by Cluster photo: Fast-forward a bit. Let’s say that it’s 2050, since that seems to be a popular year for speculation these days. You’re living in a stylish downtown penthouse a few blocks from a gleaming transit station servicing three different high-speed lines. You work in an […]

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