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Google Self-Driving Car Crash Revives Debate on Autonomous Vehicles

A traffic incident filed by California's DMV has publicized a crash involving Google's Self-Driving Car and a public bus, close to Google headquarters in Mountain View, potentially putting a bump in the road for the roll-out of the technology.
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Bluestreets: An Artistic Gateway to 300 Cities… And Counting

We meet founding partners of bluestreets.org, Jakob Von Fircks and Roberto Arroyo, and delve into their digital urban gateway, where up and coming and established street photographers alike are contributing to the virtual artistic documentation of their cities, for the love of their cities.
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Karim Rashid: On Democratic Design and the Digital Age

Deservedly crowned as the most important designer of our time, Karim Rashid's collaborative, ubiquitous approach certainly keeps him busy. Yet, the visionary manages to connect and contribute to the here and now with every project he takes on...
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Laurence Bonvin: Capturing Development and Displacement

In our exclusive interview, award-winning Swiss photographer Laurence Bonvin explains her fascination with the edges of urban life, why planned satellite cities will never compare to the real deal and how she documents modern day dystopia...
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China to Ban “Weird” Buildings

A directive issued by China's State Council urges architects to keep it simple, as the country's city skylines are dotted with striking, novelty buildings. Here we take a look at some of the weirdest and most wonderful structures already turning heads...
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River of Trash Chokes Beirut Suburb

Lebanon's cosmopolitan capital - long known for its scenic sights and easy grace - struggles with a mounting river of waste.