Daily Archives: November 8, 2012

New York Utilized its Open Data Platform and Social media to Map Evacuation info for Hurricane Sandy

Social media played a pivotal role in disaster management of Sandy.The City of New York utilized its Open Data platform to help residents deal with the effects of Hurricane Sandy. The effort, which was part of the Digital Road Map … Continue reading

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Originally posted on THE DIRT:
Lawrence Halprin’s now defunct Skyline Park in Denver gets the full treatment in a new book by Ann Komara, ASLA, a professor of landscape architecture at the University of Colorado, Denver. In more than 140…

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Originally posted on KANISHK THAROOR:
Occupy Wall Street staged a rebellion against corporate corruption and economic inequality in Manhattan’s parks and streets, but the battle for the city began with nineteenth century electrification of Broadway. (Published in Guernica, 15 October, 2012)…

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Dear Readers. I could not resist and reblogged it.Truly inspirational.Read Full Post.It Can Change your Life.

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