Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Sharing Economy, What is it?

Uber and Airbnb are two models for the new sharing economy. These organizations have disrupted the traditional hospitality and transportation frameworks and replaced them with a series of tough questions to be answered though the creation of new legislative policies.

Article: Gigs with Benefits

Article: This is How Uber Takes Over a City

Article: When is A Worker an Employee?

Sunday, June 28, 2015

The New Ford Motor Company

The Ford "Mobility" Company is how Ford is redefining itself, looking at all forms of mobility as they predicts few car owners and congested future.

Article: Ford of the future: Wearables, car swapping, ebikes


Friday, June 26, 2015

Typography Used on Janet Jackson's New Project

Janet is flaming anticipation for her new music by selecting type very expressive of the digital world in which we are living in. To introduce her single the she animates her name as reflecting the sound waves embedded in the A and the E of her name - cleaver!

Guardian Article with the Animation and Song

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Google Implements My Graduate Thesis...

Well it feels great to know that my thinking about the future of public space is being validated by the implementation of a solution idea that I proposed in 2003 to address a multi-tude of urban issues such as: the growing digital divide, the urban challenge of identifying parking spaces, the need for cities to generate revenues and ultimately for cities to manage the public "virtual" spaces as they have used parking meters for decades to control the use of physical spaces in cities.

Article: Google, Lining City Streets With WI-FI Hubs

Below my thesis poster.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Building the 21st Century Digital Government.

The federal government is engaged in finding the opportunities that technology affords to improve the services provided to the nation. The formation of a group of bright techies are working on the problems of government, they are known as 18F.

Website: 18F GSA

Fast Company Article: Meet the Geeks

Posting: The difference between 18F and USDS

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

The Design of the World Trade Center Final Tower

The raise of the star architect of the NOW, just reveal his plans for the WTC.

Wired Article: The Last WTC Tower