The Nature of Cities

Twitter Avatar Who to follow on Twitter? @TNatureOfCities More about The Nature of Cities Quoting from About the Nature of Cities: The Nature of Cities is an international platform to share diverse, transformative ideas about cities as ecosystems of people, nature, and infrastructure. We are committed to the design and creation of better cities for all: cities …

Faros = Lanterns on Twitter (2017)

Poster Is it that easy to embed a Twitter List? Presenting the 2017 list of who inspires me on Twitter. Faros or lanterns light up the sky. These people illuminate my Twitter experience. https://twitter.com/ronmader/lists/faros-2017 Twitter List https://twitter.com/ronmader/lists/faros-2017 Who’s Who NetHui @NetHuiNZ Discussing Internet issues in New Zealand; New Zealand’s most inclusive and diverse Internet event. #nethui Enrique …

Boxing Day

Jorge’s wooden boxers Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated December 26, the day after Christmas Day. The celebration originated in the United Kingdom, and is celebrated in a number of countries that previously formed part of the British Empire. Hashtag:  #BoxingDay Embedded Tweets Boxing Day #Ashes 👌 pic.twitter.com/TqkB6e11Fp — Alistair Hogg (@alistairjhogg) December 25, 2017 Wishing …

Introducing Internet Universality Indicators

Buzzwords News from UNESCO Help UNESCO finalize the draft Internet Universality Indicators Stakeholders are invited to review the first draft indicators document and respond to the three questions below by March 15, 2018. Submissions should be sent via email an online submission platform to be available in late December. Consultation questions: Are there any additional themes, questions or indicators which you believe …

Protecting Cycle Paths in London #makethelane

Tell everyone. There’s a new campaign for protected cycle paths in London. Hashtag: #makethelane YouTube Embedded Tweets Congratulations to everyone involved with London's first #MakeTheLane event this week. Expect to see more of the same in the coming weeks and months. (If you would like to get involved, even better). For now, please share the …

Radish Night 2017

Poster: Uriel Barranc Oaxaca City, Mexico – 2017 is the 120th iteration of the annual Noche de Rábanos, aka Radish Night, which takes place on Saturday, December 23 in the downtown zócalo. This is a horticultural pageant, testimony to agriculture and folk art. Who to follow on Twitter? @cortv, @TurismoCdOax Hashtags: #120Años #EchandoRaíces #NocheDeRábanos #RaícesQueDejanHuella Livestreaming CORTV is livestreaming a three-hour recap …

Bitcoin

Buzzwords Bitcoin — bitcoin.org — is a digital currency that uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Headlines Bitcoin gobbles up clean energy The rising costs of explaining bitcoin – EFF bitcoin-is-really-bad-for-the-environment bitcoin-mining-guzzles-energy and-its-carbon-footprint-just-keeps-growing – @ericholthaus Recommended Listening Buying Beer with …