Information, like light, flows through cities in interesting, often beautiful, patterns.
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May 30, 2013 Big Data promises a future where our Big Cities become more flexible and responsive to human needs, argues commentator Adam Frank. While danger may lurk in the data sets, the fact is that we may need to mine Big Data for solutions to our everyday problems.
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October 23, 2012 There are lots of lines of evidence telling us our current model for cities is unsustainable. Does that mean cities themselves are the problem and we should all move back to the farm?
October 9, 2012 The vast web of geometries traced out in light shows you cities as a kind of infestation. They're like living networks spreading across the planet.
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December 12, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the are cities the cure to the world's population boom, and the secret world of child brides. In the second hour, do we have enough water to feed a growing world population, and scenes from Japan's nuclear disaster.
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