Topic archives: technology

That was The week That was… w/e August 27

That was The week That was… w/e August 27

August 27, 2017

Tw3 is a commentary on stories in the news over the week ending 27 August 2017 that bear on the delights and discontents of urbanism

Weekend reading 26/27 August

August 25, 2017

This is why apartment living is different for the poor Outraged romantic: pining for the loss of Old New York Appliances are getting smarter but humans are still lazy Millennial Americans are moving to the ‘burbs, buying big SUVs What’s equity got to do with health in a higher-density city? Dockless bicycles: new transport horizons or mobility spam? […]

Weekend reading, June 24 2017

June 23, 2017

Interesting links for urbanists

How is it cars had taken over the streets by 1976?

How is it cars had taken over the streets by 1976?

August 25, 2015 7

Car use grew rapidly in Australia in the immediate post-war era. By 1976 cars accounted for 70% of all commutes across the nation's capital cities. It had all the hallmarks of an irresistible force

Are driverless cars only a generation away?

Are driverless cars only a generation away?

June 23, 2014 12

It increasingly seems it's not if we'll be transported in driverless cars but when. There're lots of potential benefits but realising them will be hard. It's likely there'll also be some downsides