Very nice map of surveillance cameras in downtown Vancouver, by the Vancouver Public Space Network. Disturbing content aside, it’s a very attractive map.
Tags: B.C., BC, Big Brother, British Columbia, cameras, Canada, Canadian, CCTV, map, surveillance, Vancouver, Vancouver Public Space Network
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This blog is a long, somewhat messy photo essay on the history and politics of design. The socio-historical context of design - that is, the origin of the design of objects, dwellings and cities - seems too often ignored. Historical knowledge can be fugitive in the New World, with everything so decontextualized in the flow of commodities. Don't even get me started on tumblr and pinterest.
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