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Replicant Repression 2. The Smart City Platform and Extractive Democracy

(Continuation of Replicant Repression 1.) One of Haussmann’s many exemplary replicants in terms of the urbanist capital/control nexus is Alphabet’s [‘Google’s’] Sidewalk Labs.

As The Guardian  1,391 more words

Quayside cafes in Paris

Cafes that offer seating to enjoy the weather and view beside the quays in Paris, a step outside from the usual busy streets.

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Six word Saturday

A grey day on the Quay

On Tuesday our luck ran out on the north east coast, and grey replaced the blue.  Was I down-hearted?  Not at all!  130 more words


Relaxing Quayside

Sometimes, after you’ve been traveling around, walking all day, touring castles, ducking into shops, and learning all sorts of things about a new place, it’s good to just sit back and relax. 329 more words


A Day At The Quayside!

Well it has been quite a while since my last post! Mainly because I’ve been extremely busy at work and also because I’ve had a total writers block. 1,445 more words


Bangrak Thai

This cute little Thai restaurant is at the bottom of Side in Newcastle’s quayside area.  It used to be called Old Siam, and strangely the website hasn’t been updated.  437 more words

"Smart City" Or Just Plain Dumb

Concern, anxiety and fear overwhelmed me mildly (if such a triumvirate of mental states can be mild) as I read an article about Quayside – a new proposal to build a “smart city” in Toronto’s waterfront district. 361 more words