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about 9 hours ago

Only 27,000 housing units added, since 2000 in SF. We need to get to a number, where we are adding 100,000/year http://t.co/4gQLxr326G

about 9 hours ago

MIT's Kent Larson is reimagining how we'll live in denser cities of the future - getting more use out of less space with smarter vehicles and apartments that transform themselves throughout the day.
Morph City: Kent Larson is reimagining urban living, from autonomous 3-wheelers to transformable micro-apartments. http://t.co/XTSXoduXPk

about 9 hours ago

A German group which matchmakes citizens willing to share their homes with refugees said it had been overwhelmed by offers of support, with plans in the works for similar schemes in other European countries.
'Airbnb for refugees' group overwhelmed by offers of help http://t.co/V6QDc9FUZq

about 9 hours ago

Most countries’ public wealth is larger than their public debt. While managing debt has become a matter of great concern during the financial crisis, public wealth remains opaque and largely ignored.
Tech-entrepreneurs are reinventing the world - public policy-makers the wheel @adwooldridge http://t.co/UGOKfAGAaH http://t.co/KuqamGcCrF

about 9 hours ago

Recently I was researching the potential for a new product aimed at some very technical people. It had been really hard to find the right participants for our research. We needed experts with very specific skills.
Using prototypes as provocations in research, my latest post for Beyond Context https://t.co/7snhBZYZmE

about 9 hours ago

Are prefab boxes the answer to Britain's severe housing shortage? http://t.co/m7rquCSH7L http://t.co/ROEw0ZY5KI

Sep 03, 15

Action Alert - Encourage @americascup to protect the ocean #KeeptheCupClean http://bit.
I was just in the Caribbean. It was disturbing to see plastics in the seas from human activities. @oceanplastics https://t.co/uts3J6h7BY

Sep 03, 15

Big Other: Surveillance Capitalism and the Prospects of an Information Civilization. @ShoshanaZuboff http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2594754 …
Oh Boy: this is so eminently plausible. Not Big Brother but Big Other, who as we know does knot exist. https://t.co/gAFQ7HfOX0

Sep 03, 15

Think of it as a map of the rapidly changing world of computer software. On Wednesday, Github published a graph tracking the popularity of various programming languages on its eponymous internet service, a tool that lets anyone store, edit, and coll…
GitHub graph shows success of Open Source code. http://t.co/svX6JPLX4S Expect the same to become true of physical construction languages.

Sep 03, 15

The tide of popular sentiment is turning against tracking-based advertising — and Apple knows it. That’s why they’re enabling “content blocking” in iOS 9 (the new mobile operating system that will soon go in your iPhone and iPad).
‘Apple’s content blocking is chemo for the cancer of adtech’ by @dsearls

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Sep 03, 15

Agreed @DavidLammy, #affordablehousing in #London is desperately needed. Pocket's on it: http://t.co/feDTpkMwgO @GuardianHousing @guardian

Sep 02, 15

You have a demonstrated passion for our mission of supporting entrepreneurs to build the future of media and create a more informed, connected, and empowered society. We are firm believers in a human-centered, prototype-driven process. The process h…
Join our team at @mattervc! We are hiring an Associate, Storyteller, and Office Manager: http://t.co/jQuDH1H7GB http://t.co/xSJSjCdhit

Sep 02, 15

#Dogpatch residents - how can the City improve public spaces in your nhbd? Share your ideas with us @NeighborlandSF https://neighborland.
Bay Area neighbors, help @SFPlanning prioritize the design of our public spaces in #Dogpatch and #CentralWaterfront https://t.co/Dr60Ywbmx1

Sep 02, 15

In crowded cities, underused parking lots could be covered in tiny, tree-like houses http://t.co/DTFXw8hBQU via @FastCoExist

Sep 02, 15

We proudly sold our 1st ever #microbonds to better #SLUSD! http://buff.ly/1VsTKwy @SanLeandroPatch #muniland #impinv
Congrats to the team at @Neighborly on funding their first municipal "micro-bond." https://t.co/QDkx0piHsc

Sep 02, 15

Google Votes: A Liquid Democracy Experiment on a Corporate Social Network http://t.co/XvNxN0YwOt

Sep 02, 15

First transmitted in 1979, writer Colin Ward sets out to discover the truth about Britain’s New Towns. He visits Harlow, Peterlee, Runcorn and the youngest and biggest New Town, Milton Keynes, hearing from their architects and residents, and examini…
Terrific 1979 film by Colin Ward on the new towns: http://t.co/fPX7oUzHRm & forthcoming AF event on Ward: http://t.co/2nKd9bX652

Sep 02, 15

I realised that Vinay had stopped talking. It was still early on a Friday morning at one of our weekly Tuttle conversations and there was just me, Vinay and some young chap of indeterminate origin, but smelling of Ivy League MBA and inadequately dre…
RT @Annemcx: Cracking post by @LloydDavis feat @leashless The City of London: Eaten by code, replaced by robots? http://t.co/rEFYhLQcqg

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