Google Glass and Wearable Technology – one step too close?

Google Glass was launched in March 2013, for a select few, know as “Google Explorers”, until it was publicly released later in 2014 — however, in January 2015, the product had already been discontinued. The main questions I will look at are: what makes Google Glass such an interesting ‘infrastructure’ to study, what was it… Continue reading Google Glass and Wearable Technology – one step too close?

The City 2.0: Establishing green localities

On the 15th November 2011 both houses of the Great British parliament passed the Localism Act. The Bill, sponsored by Eric Pickles and Baroness Hanham, aims to ‘devolve greater powers to councils and neighbourhoods and give local communities more control over housing and planning decisions.’ This Bill fosters the decentralisation of power to a greater… Continue reading The City 2.0: Establishing green localities