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The Invisible City Beneath Paris.

Great article on the Paris catacombs and the "cataphiles" that map and explore them. It's excerpted from a book which I'm definitely adding to my reading pile.

Linked on the 4th of July, 2019 Details

Barcelona is leading the fightback against smart city surveillance

Reversing the smart city paradigm. Barcelona is moving from the surveillance capitalism model, where data is opaque and owned by subcontractors and third parties, to a model where citizens own their data.
Linked on the 28th of May, 2018 Details

The war against cars will ultimately be won — and that’s good for everyone

Nice rundown on the multiple advantages of discouraging city car use.
Linked on the 6th of May, 2018 Details

Self-Recharging e-bikes—the next Frontier of Shared Mobility

Conventional bikes already are faster than cars for trips of up to 5 km in urban areas, e-bikes increase this distance to almost 10 km.
Linked on the 12th of April, 2018 Details

The Dutch cities amassing data on oblivious residents

A smart city is a privatised city and nobody knows what will happen to your data.
Linked on the 7th of March, 2018 Details

The City That Remembers Everything

The smart city will capture, store and remember every microscopic detail of your daily life.
Linked on the 7th of March, 2018 Details