Tagged With: Future

Dangerous gene myths abound…

20 years after the human genome was first sequenced, dangerous gene myths abound Misleading rhetoric has fuelled the belief that our genetic code is an ‘instruction book’ – but it’s far more interesting than that. Philip Ball ‘Successes in gene therapy remain rare, and medicine tailored to people’s individual genetic constitution has not yet materialised.’ … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity, LLCE1°_1-3-Utopias and dystopias, LLCET°_3-2-Anchoring and inheriting | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Dangerous gene myths abound…

G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture

G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture Cornwall art installation created from 20,000 pieces of discarded tech highlights growing threat it poses to environment Mount Recyclemore, the giant sculpture of the G7 leaders, sits on a clifftop near Carbis Bay in Cornwall. Photograph: Hugh R Hastings/Getty Steven Morris Thu 10 Jun 2021 The seven … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 3. Art & Power, 8. Territory & Memory, AMCT°_2-2-From the protection of Nature to ecological transition, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur G7 leaders depicted in Mount Recyclemore e-waste sculpture

Dressing for a Hotter Planet : Indian designers at work

Dressing for a Hotter Planet: In India, Designers Honor the Natural Sustainability of Artisan Crafts By Sneha Mehta Photography by Tenzin Lhagyal and Ashish Shah April 22, 2021 If there’s one thing that unites India’s 1.3 billion people, it is heat. Even in a country with a variety of regional climates—from tropical to Himalayan alpine—hot, … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMCT°_1-1-Unity and plurality, AMCT°_2-2-From the protection of Nature to ecological transition, AMCT°_2-3-Rethinking cities, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity | Tags: , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Dressing for a Hotter Planet : Indian designers at work

Robots could be our partners

AI ethicist Kate Darling: ‘Robots can be our partners’ Interview Sat 17 Apr 2021 16.00 BST Zoë Corbyn Dr Kate Darling says her baby robot dinosaurs mimic pain and distress very well.  The MIT researcher says that for humans to flourish we must move beyond thinking of robots as potential future competitors Dr Kate Darling … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 1. Identities & Exchanges, 5. Fictions & Realities, 6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility, AMC1°_1-2-Science and techniques, promises and challenges | Tags: , | Commentaires fermés sur Robots could be our partners

Skinny towers in Sydney and Melbourne

Skinny towers: with few prime city sites left, Sydney and Melbourne are going tall and slim Sydney’s Pencil Tower hotel will be 6.4 metres wide, 100 metres high and 34 metres deep. An ingenious solution – or foolhardy? Neil Durbach, architect of the proposed Pencil Tower hotel, says ‘each [hotel] room is super compact, it’s … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 2. Private Space & Public Space, AMCT°_2-3-Rethinking cities | Tags: , , | Commentaires fermés sur Skinny towers in Sydney and Melbourne

Architects hope to tear down garden fences of England’s future homes.

Finalists in design contest plan communal gardens to boost social integration on estates Direct link to The Guardian By Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent Sun 23 Aug 2020 15.13 BST Igloo has proposed car-free, self-build estates with communal gardens. Photograph: Homes for the Future Could it be farewell to the traditional back garden? Architects shortlisted by … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMCT°_2-3-Rethinking cities | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Architects hope to tear down garden fences of England’s future homes.

Water crisis in the US, a solution?

The US is in a water crisis far worse than most people imagine by Erin Brockovich Industrial runoff and lax standards have tainted water across the US. Senators and doctors are calling me, asking what to do. Mon 24 Aug 2020 16.31 A sample of tap water taken in Flint, Michigan. Photograph: Garrett MacLean/The Guardian … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: 6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility, AMCT°_1-2-Public and individual freedoms, AMCT°_2-2-From the protection of Nature to ecological transition, AMCT°_3-3-Common inheritance and diversity | Tags: , , , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Water crisis in the US, a solution?

Steve McQueen unveils his epic portrait of London’s Year 3 pupils

Turner Prize-winning artist and Oscar-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen unveils his epic portrait of London’s Year 3 pupils This epic display of portraits appears in a year when Britain’s education system has been challenged as never before. These photographs of all Year 3 pupils in London schools show the old ordinary life with entire classes posed … Continuer la lecture »

Catégories: AMC1°_2-3-Representing the world and oneself, LLCET°_2-2-Self-representation | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur Steve McQueen unveils his epic portrait of London’s Year 3 pupils

The Ocean-Maker

Catégories: 5. Fictions & Realities, 6. Scientific Innovations & Responsibility, 8. Territory & Memory, LLCE1°_1-1-creative and visionary imagination, LLCE1°_1-3-Utopias and dystopias, LLCET°_1-1-Art and protest | Tags: , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur The Ocean-Maker

The Bio Revolution is transforming it/us all…

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Catégories: AMC1°_1-1-Production and circulation of knowledge, AMC1°_1-2-Science and techniques, promises and challenges | Tags: , , , , , | Commentaires fermés sur The Bio Revolution is transforming it/us all…