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An Unwitting GPS

[Source: Tom Knudson, Sacramento Bee] As noted by Neil Postman in his 1992 book Technopoly: the Surrender of Culture to Technology, technologies, and our reliance on them, can have unforeseen consequences. Take for example a recent Sacramento Bee article by Tom Knudson entitled “Death by GPS” wherein tourists unfamiliar with the harsh terrain of Death […]

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URT – Urban Research Tool | Mobile Mapping for Urban Studies

Urban Research Tool (URT) is a research initiative in new media technologies for urban and design studies at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. Built as both an online platform and an iPhone app, URT creates new opportunities for collaborative research across thematic layers of urban history, built environments, economics, social […]

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