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Art: The Science Gallery opens in London | New Scientist Sep 2018
"From heroin to Playstation, we are all users argues Hooked, a captivating show to launch a gallery with ambitions to demolish the boundaries around science"
NewScientist  London  art  travel  museums  galleries 
january 2019 by pierredv
London’s Crossrail Is a $21 Billion Test of Virtual Modeling - IEEE Spectrum Mar 2016
"The entire network was designed in a 3-D virtual environment; once the railway is up and running, a version of this 3-D model will help managers monitor, from a tablet, countless electrical components and systems across the network. “We’ve built two railways—one real, one virtual reality,” says Rhys Williams, the head of mechanical, electrical, and public health for Crossrail."
"The Crossrail model actually consists of more than 250,000 little models joined together in a database and linked to another database containing all the data and documentation about all of the railway’s assets—from 1-watt LED lightbulbs to the giant fans that extract smoke in the event of a fire—as well as detailed descriptions of all the work that’s going on. Overall, the spatial data takes up a few terabytes, with the associated documentation adding a further 5 terabytes so far."
"The model even features an augmented-reality interface. Workers are able to hold an iPad up to a station wall, for example..."
IEEE-Spectrum  London  Crossrail  design  construction  mirror-worlds  augmented-reality 
march 2016 by pierredv
Ruckus Wi-Fi gear powers vast UK outdoor mesh network - FierceBroadbandWireless - Jan 2013
"Global Reach deployed Ruckus' carrier-grade indoor and outdoor ZoneFlex Wi-Fi products along 27 miles of the River Thames and onboard Thames Clippers London River Ferries to support more than 30 million people accessing the river each year. The River Thames network is one of the world's largest outdoor mesh deployments, said Ruckus."
small-cells  UK  Wi-Fi  Ruckus  London  FierceWireless 
february 2013 by pierredv
fourthway: Real Underground
The Real Underground is an animation about the London Underground Map that lets you:
1. Watch the modern Underground map morph into a "Real" Underground map.
2. View a street map overlaying the Real Underground map.
3. Compare the map to Harry Beck's original design from 1933.
maps  visualization  London  via:InformationAesthetics 
may 2011 by pierredv
The Voice of the London Underground - FRONT PAGE - Voice of the London Underground Plentyoffish|Myspace Flash Layouts|Myspace Glitter Writing|Free Boat Plans|Paris hostel|
"Emma Clarke the voice of the London Underground (The Tube) has just been fired for recording and posting some spoofs on her own website as well as, a London Underground spokesman said, "slagging off her client's services". Clarke said she was "wildly mis
humor  London  audio  via:GMSV 
november 2007 by pierredv
Three billion careful owners | Art & Architecture | Guardian Unlimited Arts
context for The Global Cities exhibition in the Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London SE1 (020 7887 8888; www.tate.org.uk) from 20 June to 27 August
architecture  London 
june 2007 by pierredv

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