||Doors of Perception 7, Amsterdam - 14, 15, 16 November 2002
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* BIOMIMETICS: DESIGN BASED ON NATURE
University of Reading Biomimetics Department.
Univeristy of Bath Biomimetics and Natural Technology Department
Biomimetics Mailing List
* BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
SRI Consulting Business Intelligence.
Europes largest supplier of services in customer relationship management.
Fostering the health of individuals, families, communities, organizations and the natural environment by helping people use concepts emerging from the new science of complexity.
COMPLEX-M: Complexity and Management
An E-mail based discussion group for people interested in the topics of complexity science, management, sensemaking, and the relations between them.
* ECONOMIC FLOWS
International Capital Flows
Research from the world-bank.
Smart Its Project
Embedded computation, part of Disappearing Computer.
Nanotechnology meets embedded computation, results in the quantum dot.
* MAPPING FLOWS OF INFORMATION
Mapping flows of conversation, web traffic, virtual cities, etc. Sadly, the mag is no more, but you can still visit the archive.
Mapping business info for corporations.
* MOBILES AND MOBILITY
Web guru Howard Rheingold has published a new book called Smart Mobs; its website contains interaction and commentaries, mostly from the San Francisco digital crowd.
Numerous articles on how mobiles have changed our lives, from the Guardian Unlimited
World Health Organisation Project EMF
Monitoring the effects of electromagnetic fields.
Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research
* PEOPLE FLOWS
Sarkar AR and Janardhan K S V S (2001): Pedestrian flow characteristics at an intermodal transfer terminal in Calcutta, World Transport Policy and Practice Volume 7. www.ecoplan.org/wtpp
* RESOURCE FLOWS
World Resources Institute
Resource flows: the material basis of industrial economies.
European Conference of Ministers of Transport
Statistics on road freight transport.
Transportation Statistics Information Sources
The Journal of Commerce
Through its publications, websites, and data services, JoC Group is the leading supplier of business information for people involved in transporting goods and commodities in the United States and internationally.
* SPACE OF FLOWS
(note: this phrase was coined by Manuel Castells in The Rise of the Network Society,1996)
Text from a talk about the space of flows, and how it might affect our cities.
Website of Paul Hawkens book.
Sustainable Development Online
Lots of links to sustainabilty sites.
The Natural Step
The purpose of The Natural Step (TNS) is to develop and share a common framework comprised of easily understood, scientifically-based principles that can serve as a compass to guide society toward a just and sustainable future.
The Sceptical Environmentalist
Bjorn Lomborg and the Environmental Assessment Institute
Forum for the Future
Another how-to site on building a sustainable future.
* UBIQUITOUS / PERVASIVE COMPUTING
Pervasive Computing Journal
Personal and Ubiquitous Computing Journal
The Disappearing Computer (EU Projects)
MIT pervasive computing project
Papers and stuff from Mark Weiser, self-proclaimed father of ubiquitous computing.
Personal and Ubiquitous Computing
Journal publishing international research contributions on the design and evaluation of new handheld and appliances.
Future Applications Lab, Sweden: Links
5th International Symposioum on Wearable Computing
Bristol University Wearables Project
University of Washington Biorobotics Laboratory
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