Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Future of Urban Social Life is Cohabitation!

Today I attended a seminar in the series  The Future of Urban Social Life at Institute for Futures Studies in Stockholm. The title of the seminar was “Going Solo and Connecting” and main speaker was sociologist Eric Klinenberg. He has done research in and written a book about the growing global trend to live alone. In the […]

Helsinki – a traffic lab

“I now declare Finland as the country for open traffic experiments – Finland is a Traffic Lab,” proclaimed Henna Virkkunen, Finland’s transport and local government minister, in June. Sounds great, doesn’t it? This great news I learned from the on the online IT magazine ZDNet (thanks John!): Helsinki has an ambitious plan for its future. By […]