Thursday, January 31, 2008

Web 2.0 and the City

The factors and forces that combine information technology and urban form are infinitely complex--representing these connections requires a deep analytical approach and a keen sense of humor. This image is appropriately complex and funny, a picture made up of a thousand words.

This Youtube clip, of 5000 Web apps in 333 seconds, provides a quick overview of the contemporary zeitgeist.

Finally, on yet another riff on the iconic London tube map, this iA trend map shows the relationships among Web infrastructure, commerce, and social networking sites using the pathways of the Tokyo subway.

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