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New Solidifications of Collective Memory in the City

A concrete sandwich lies deep in a chasm between London skyscrapers. An angry Bristol crowd drag a statue through the streets. De Chirico seems to have left something at Cambridge station. The life of sculpture in public space… by Herbert … Continue reading

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Manchester’s Urbanism: from Valette to Vertical City with Visions for the Future

Manchester loves a great French Impressionist painter who is strangely obscure in France. The search results for ‘Adolphe Valette’ in the French language Wikipedia rank his modest entry just above a re-direct to Adolph Hitler. Born in Saint Étienne, Valette … Continue reading

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City of the Singularity, part 2: Missions Too Important to Jeopardise

A city run by a superintelligent system would be shaped by the mission the machine intelligence sets for itself. What mission would be best for its citizens? Continue reading

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