Helsinki s City Wall, a collaborative social space.
With the rise of the knowledge-based economy, fab labs, maker spaces and more, cities are being transformed into production centres. This dynamic movement is ripe with promise, but also has risks.
LeWeb 2014 start-up competition finalists. The popular conference went on hiatus for 2015.
Paris generates nearly a third of France’s GDP, yet the city falls short as a destination for immigrant entrepreneurs.
Should we care about the loss of an industry that normally lives in the shadows?
‘I will attack and I might like that.’
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What do intercontinental missiles and Apple's app store have in common? Alvin M Weinberg.
The Hermès building in Tokyo, designed by Renzo Piano (Ginza 5, Chuo-ku, Tokyo).
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Case analysis of Hermès and its four strengths: a real identity, the creativity and skills of its artisans, innovation, and the fact that it remains an independent family company.
‘Damenkneipe,’ or ‘Ladies’ Saloon,’ painted by Rudolf Schlichter in 1923. In 1937, many of his paintings were destroyed by the Nazis as ‘degenerate art.’
The 1920s and early ‘30's looked like the beginning of the end for centuries of gay intolerance. Then came fascism and the Nazis.
A stroll through Sydney’s Marks Park and the nearby tourist attraction Sculptures by the Sea is a different experience if one knows the area’s brutal history.
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Wandering the city by foot helps us look beneath ordinary conceptions of the face value of a place to the meanings built up and lost over time.
Electoral posters of a candidate in the upcoming parliamentary elections, in Marseille, France.
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Emmanuel Macron may have won the presidential election, but his agenda could fail if his party doesn't get a majority in Parliament.
Parisians gather at the Bataclan nightclub on November 13, 2016, to commemorate the one-year anniversary of terror attacks that took 130 lives across Paris.
Colleen Murrell speaks to The Daily Beast's Christopher Dickey about living in and reporting from Paris in the wake of a wave of terror attacks in the last two years.
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Where we choose to go on trips abroad is easily skewed by the nature of news reports, and that can have huge impacts on destinations.
Anger pits young people against police following an accusation of police brutality.
An officer is under investigation for rape, a young man is in hospital, and people want answers.
‘Rapist, killer cops’: protesters march in Paris’s 18th arrondisement.
Governments' continual use of security forces to 'keep order' in low-income and minority neighborhoods masks their inability find solutions other than force.
This universal symbol of love has proven remarkably divisive.
Seabubbles and docking concept.
French company Seabubbles provides new transport concept which aims to see the people of Paris using water instead of roads.
The original scroll on which the Marquis de Sade wrote the draft of ‘The 120 Days of Sodom.’
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Arguably the most obscene and offensive work of fiction ever written is going to be sold in America as a mainstream classic for the first time.
Will the evidence finally convince polluted cities to clean up their act?
Boots on the ground, schools on high alert and more hostility toward Muslims and migrants – this is daily life for Parisians.
For women studying and working in Eurocentric institutions, wearing natural hair can be a symbol of resistance.
Natural hair has become a political rallying point for women across the African diaspora. For these women, wearing natural hair is way to resist Eurocentric norms and "post-racial" political thought.
Around 15,000 Parisians died in the August 2003 heatwave. So what lessons have been learned?
How resilient are we?
Our complex modern society is very vulnerable to everything from the attack in France to power failures. The good news is we can fix this.