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Placemeter Shows How Busy Places Are In Real-Time

Placemeter

Surveillance is a hot topic at the moment, and a cause for concern for many. Regardless of this, there are a number of useful ways that surveillance can be applied as an aid to 21st century living. An example of this is the Placemeter, which uses video feeds from across New York City to create an advanced warming system which allows users to find out how busy their destination is in real time.

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‘Handup’ For The Homeless

Handup

San Francisco is a city renowned for its art and culture, however it also has a much higher than average homeless population. Residents Zac Witte and Rose Broome created Handup, an innovative text-messaging platform that makes it easier to donate to the homeless.

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  • Back To Nature 3D Printing

    Silk Pavilion Project

    These days all the rage is about 3D printing. Many say that it will change life as we know it — once it is technically mature. For now though, let’s be honest, 3D printing still remains simply a fun gadget to experiment with. So, while we are still in the developing phase it surely does not hurt to have a look at Mother Nature who has for ages already come up with her very own and unique ways of 3D printing. Who knows, maybe we can learn something as so often has been the case.

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