The complex technologies the networked city relies upon to produce its effects remain distressingly opaque, even to those exposed to them on a daily basis. –Adam Greenfield (2009) httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxdjfOkPu-E From YouTube: This project explores the invisible terrain of WiFi networks in urban spaces by light painting signal strength in long-exposure…
A clip of William H. Whyte’s The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces that looks at why some open spaces of cities work for people and others don’t.
Just as a farmer must tend each plant, those involved in cultivating urban terroir must tend to the needs of each resident.
So to make up for being a day late, I’ll include a bonus article this week. So here is the ‘Saturday 6’; a selection of articles I found interesting over the past week.
Five of my favorite articles and blog posts that I read between November 20th-27th.