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100 years of Cities in Evolution

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Marking the centenary of the publication of Geddes, Cities in Evolution Exhibition & Workshops The Scottish polymathic planner and botanist, Patrick Geddes, was able to articulate conceptual frameworks for the evolution of cities – what he called ‘thinking machines’ – and create resilient narratives for understanding the dialogues between the on-going processes of city evolution and democratic socia...

Jonathan Mendel Cafe Science Extra talk - science blogging, comments and trolling

Many hope that science blogging will improve how scientists and others communicate. Conversations on science blogs can be vibrant – and sometimes extremely heated. Debates involve a wide range of participants including professional scientists, interested (and occasionally disinterested) laypeople, amateur scientists and advocates of unconventional science. They can also attract very uncivil commentators, or trolls. How&n...