Science Fiction vs. Reality on the Streets of Tomorrow’s New Cities
In Guy Montag’s city, it is illegal to be a pedestrian. The main character in Ray Bradbury’s 1953 dystopian American classic, Fahrenheit 451, commutes by subway. He thinks little of the circumstances and of the culture which gave rise to such laws forbidding walking, until he is nearly hit by a speeding automobile and realizes the teenagers behind the wheel are ambivalent to, and even more disconcertingly, desensitized from the possibility of causing a fatal traffic accident.
Far away in George Orwell’s futuristic state of Oceania (Nineteen Eighty...
Source: The Guardian 19 November 2014
Source: IBM 18 November 2014 Daily digest
Advanced analytics consultant Michael Nicholson will be joining Sam Seddon and Alex Phillips at IBM's upcoming live Twitter Q&A.
Source: IBM 17 November 2014 Daily digest
Smarter Trends will be running a live Twitter Q&A session on Wednesday 19th November at 11am gmt under the hashtag #IBMTryTracker