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Remaking L.A. With A Groundbreaking New Idea For Public Transportation

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As Carmageddon II approaches, a group of architects has come up with a plan to reinivent the car-focused city's public transit....
Remaking L.A. With A Groundbreaking New Idea For Public Transportation
Dog park, sun pockets and public art could be hallmarks of Amazon's proposed Seattle campus

Google, Alert: Bing Wants "To Model Every Object On The Planet," Reinvent Search

www.fastcompany.com
The future of search is not about page rank. It's about creating giant databases of every person, place, and thing on the planet.Today Bing is announcing a revamp of its front end, to make its search results more useful for users. But what's much more interesting is what's happening on...
Google, Alert: Bing Wants "To Model Every Object On The Planet," Reinvent Search
Moon bases could be 3D-printed from lunar soil

A floating pool has inspired the world. But will it sink before you can swim?

www.theverge.com
In the summer of 2010, prominent designers, architects, and environmentalists around New York City received a small paper booklet in the mail filled with realistic renderings of a cross-shaped swimming pool floating between Brooklyn and Manhattan, filtering the polluted water of the East River through its walls. The cover...
A floating pool has inspired the world. But will it sink before you can swim?

James Dyson calls for looser employment laws and shorter leases

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Industrialist says British manufacturers hampered by long property leases and costs involved in hiring new staffThe UK needs shorter factory leases and looser employment laws if it is to thrive in manufacturing, the industrialist Sir James Dyson said.Speaking in London, he told journalists that a key problem that remained for...
James Dyson calls for looser employment laws and shorter leases

Oktavilla by Elding Oscarson Architects |

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Oktavilla by Elding Oscarson Architects |
More Apple HQ eye candy
Social: Google Revamps Search With Massive ‘Real-World Map of Things’
Google Revamps Search With Massive ‘Real-World Map of Things’

We've got a double helix bridge, but Tapei is building a double helix skyscraper

www.geekwire.com
The double helix bridge in Seattle. Photo via Chas Redmond Seattle residents are familiar with the double helix pedestrian bridge, connecting Elliott Avenue with the Amgen campus to the west. But now check this out. Construction just started in Tapei on a 20-story building called Agora Garden that has two...
We've got a double helix bridge, but Tapei is building a double helix skyscraper
Green space and glass: Amazon’s vision for its new downtown Seattle campus

Beatpower enters the HiFi Bluetooth speaker fray, introduces speakers with panache (hands-on)

www.engadget.com
Beatpower just announced its existence to the world today and it's brought a fleet of speakers to help celebrate. For years its parent company, CorpCom, has developed and distributed audio products for other outfits, but it set out to develop its own line of HiFi Bluetooth speakers roughly 13...
Beatpower enters the HiFi Bluetooth speaker fray, introduces speakers with panache (hands-on)

Welcome to Bezosville: Seattle planners approve Amazon's massive new tower project

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Amazon.com is one step closer to kicking off construction on a massive new campus in Seattle’s Denny Triangle neighborhood, an undertaking that will radically overhaul a corner of downtown and more closely connect it to the fast-growing South Lake Union neighborhood where the online retailer is currently headquartered. The Department...
Welcome to Bezosville: Seattle planners approve Amazon's massive new tower project
Apple vs. Amazon: Whose new headquarters is cooler?
Makerbot unveils next-gen 3D printer, opens first retail location
18 of the most ambitious Minecraft projects we've ever seen

My Local Fruitloops Celebrate Architects & Nutjobs for 9-11 Troof Milestone

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My Local Fruitloops Celebrate Architects & Nutjobs for 9-11 Troof Milestone

Inhabitat's Week in Green: self-sustaining homes, wooden wind turbines and the world's first solar-powered nation

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. The planet is in rough shape. A new report from the Renewable Energy Industry Institute found that total levels of global greenhouse gas emissions...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: self-sustaining homes, wooden wind turbines and the world's first solar-powered nation

What's wrong with parents helping their children to self-publish books? | Dan Gillmor

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They know their children aren't writing great novels – but at least some parents are encouraging the creation generationYou can count on a kneejerk reaction against any praise of democratising technologies – typically from the people who have made their livings in the days before abundance replaced scarcity. So it...
What's wrong with parents helping their children to self-publish books? | Dan Gillmor

FT.com / FTfm / Investment strategy - Architects of a ‘social investment data engine’

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FT.com / FTfm / Investment strategy - Architects of a ‘social investment data engine’

Peter Chernin Wants Hulu, Too

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Add another former News Corp. executive to the list of people interested in buying Hulu: Peter Chernin, News Corp.’s former chief operating officer, wants the video site. Multiple sources say Chernin, via his Chernin Group holding company, has made a formal bid for the site, which is owned by Disney,...
Peter Chernin Wants Hulu, Too

Scaling Twitter - architects must read. http://www.slideshare.net/netik/billions-of-hits-scaling-twitter #mkx

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Scaling Twitter - architects must read. http://www.slideshare.net/netik/billions-of-hits-scaling-twitter #mkx

Calling European Devs to GOTO Copenhagen

blog.programmableweb.com
Developers living in and around Copenhagen, mark your calendars. The GOTO Copenhagen conference is now in its second year running after a successful event in 2011. The Conference brings together developers, leads, managers and architects for three days of technical sessions across various tracks like languages, front-end development, architecture and...
Calling European Devs to GOTO Copenhagen

Do we need a new tech literacy? (Behind the “big data” services like Twitter, Facebook use)

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The technology that lies underneath the services we use every day is complex and changing quickly. Technologies like Hadoop, MapReduce, are changing how developers and architects build these services. As I was talking with Mike Olson, CEO of Cloudera (a company that builds technology to help developers deal with...
Do we need a new tech literacy? (Behind the “big data” services like Twitter, Facebook use)

Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth Get Local News Time

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Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth Get Local News Time
Check Out Google's Crazy New Offices In Tel Aviv (GOOG)

ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 22 May 2010

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There are lots of interesting events on the horizon (including the ReadWriteWeb Real-Time Web Summit), but one taking place this week that's worth noting is Glue, "the only conference devoted solely to exploring the problem-sets facing architects, developers and IT professionals in a "post-cloud" world." Can't make it to...
ReadWriteWeb Events Guide, 22 May 2010

Sponsored post: "Getting Mobility Right": Box and Centrify webinar

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On March 28 Box and Centrify will be hosting a webinar where we will cover how to approach enterprise mobile management. Topics will include mobile identity and authentication, enterprise app management, enabling single sign-on to apps, as well as policy and architectural considerations for managing mobility projects across a myriad...
Sponsored post: "Getting Mobility Right": Box and Centrify webinar

5 Good Reasons Why Designers Should Code

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Earlier today Elliot Jay Stocks commented on Twitter, “I’m shocked that in 2010 I’m still coming across ‘web designers’ who can’t code their own designs.” His comment created a great little debate on Twitter. Personally, I agree with Elliot. I think it’s odd that some Web Designers can’t code their...
5 Good Reasons Why Designers Should Code
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