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The battle for territory in digital cartography

Article in the Economist from June 8th, 2017.

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The battle for territory in digital cartography

Article in the Economist from June 8th, 2017.

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Trading Places: Practices of Public Participation in Art and Design Research

Editors: David Hamers, Naomi Bueno de Mesquita, Annelies Vaneycken & Jessica Schoffelen. Trading Places is a book that rethinks, develops, and tests design-driven practices and methods to engage with participation in public space and public issues. With this book we

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Trading Places: Practices of Public Participation in Art and Design Research

Editors: David Hamers, Naomi Bueno de Mesquita, Annelies Vaneycken & Jessica Schoffelen. Trading Places is a book that rethinks, develops, and tests design-driven practices and methods to engage with participation in public space and public issues. With this book we

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Mapping Invisibility

Bueno de Mesquita, N. & Hamers, D. 2017. ‘Mapping Invisibility’. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Biennial Research Through Design Conference, 22- 24 March 2017, Edinburgh, UK, Article 27, pp. 423-437. DOI: 10.6084/m9.figshare.4747015. Abstract: In the design research workshop Mapping Invisibility, undocumented

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Mapping Invisibility

Bueno de Mesquita, N. & Hamers, D. 2017. ‘Mapping Invisibility’. In: Proceedings of the 3rd Biennial Research Through Design Conference, 22- 24 March 2017, Edinburgh, UK, Article 27, pp. 423-437. DOI: 10.6084/m9.figshare.4747015. Abstract: In the design research workshop Mapping Invisibility, undocumented

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Boston public schools map switch aims to amend 500 years of distortion

“For almost 500 years, the Mercator projection has been the norm for maps of the world, ubiquitous in atlases, pinned on peeling school walls. Gerardus Mercator, a renowned Flemish cartographer, devised his map in 1569, principally to aid navigation along

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Boston public schools map switch aims to amend 500 years of distortion

“For almost 500 years, the Mercator projection has been the norm for maps of the world, ubiquitous in atlases, pinned on peeling school walls. Gerardus Mercator, a renowned Flemish cartographer, devised his map in 1569, principally to aid navigation along

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Performing Space at Science + Technology by other means Conference (Barcelona)

Performing Space is a mobile phone application that makes use of GPS technology in the study of public space. The method of acting and (re)enacting stories is used with the aim to investigate embodiment as an instrument in the transfer

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Performing Space at Science + Technology by other means Conference (Barcelona)

Performing Space is a mobile phone application that makes use of GPS technology in the study of public space. The method of acting and (re)enacting stories is used with the aim to investigate embodiment as an instrument in the transfer

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Cartography of the unseen

“BlindWiki is a location-based audio network where citizens who are blind or partially sighted use smartphones to share their findings by posting sound recordings. The platform does not just contain information about difficulties and barriers but is also a repository

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Cartography of the unseen

“BlindWiki is a location-based audio network where citizens who are blind or partially sighted use smartphones to share their findings by posting sound recordings. The platform does not just contain information about difficulties and barriers but is also a repository

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Cartography comparison: Google maps & Apple maps

An article that describes the differences between Google Maps & Apple Maps.

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Cartography comparison: Google maps & Apple maps

An article that describes the differences between Google Maps & Apple Maps.

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[urban interfaces] situated media, art, and performance making public spaces. Proposal for submissions!

Proposal & Call for submissions to a collection of essays that puts forward the notion of [urban interfaces] as the lens through which to explore how situated media, art, and performances constitute and construct contemporary urban public spaces. Since September 2014 I’ve

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[urban interfaces] situated media, art, and performance making public spaces. Proposal for submissions!

Proposal & Call for submissions to a collection of essays that puts forward the notion of [urban interfaces] as the lens through which to explore how situated media, art, and performances constitute and construct contemporary urban public spaces. Since September 2014 I’ve

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The information Age is over: welcome to the Experience Age

An interesting article about performativity (and ephemerality) in the digital age. “The real innovation of Snapchat’s ephemeral messages isn’t that they self-destruct. It’s that they force us to break the accumulation habit we brought over from desktop computing. The result is that

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The information Age is over: welcome to the Experience Age

An interesting article about performativity (and ephemerality) in the digital age. “The real innovation of Snapchat’s ephemeral messages isn’t that they self-destruct. It’s that they force us to break the accumulation habit we brought over from desktop computing. The result is that

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