How to build the city of the future, according to Ikea’s innovation lab

‘The Ideal City’ collects the most successful urban ideas from around the world, to serve as a sort of cookbook of best practices for city leaders. By the end of the century, if cities continue to grow at current rates, the world’s urban space may expand by 618,000 square miles—the equivalent of building another city the size of Manhattan nearly every day for the next 78-plus years.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2021-02-03 07:00:40 UTC ]
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By Telling New Stories, We Build a New Future

In order to fit more texts into my Asian American literature course, I sometimes assign the play adaptation of Jessica Hagedorn’s novel Dogeaters. The novel is canonized within Asian American literature and features an imagined version of the Philippines made from film and radio tropes, found... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-09-17 11:00:54 UTC ]
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How the Book Business Can, and Must, Build a New Future

A black author challenges publishing to be more daring in creating space for all writers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Salon: Building a ‘Global Community’ of Publishers in New York City

The second Children’s Books Salon in New York City brought together 26 international and nearly 70 American children’s book publishers for meetings and discussions. The post Children’s Books Salon: Building a ‘Global Community’ of Publishers in New York City appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: The Future of Book Retail is Innovation and Experimentation

Despite fears of a physical store "retail apocalypse," NPD BookScan's Kristen McLean outlined a future for indie booksellers driven by experimentation and selling books in more places. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Building for the future: trade staff on diversity

Ahead of the ‘Building Inclusivity in Publishing Conference’ on 13th November, The Bookseller spoke to seven panelists about their experiences of inclusivity in the sector, and what steps can be taken to accelerate change. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Write a House Is Building a New Literary City in Detroit

As real estate prices soar in traditional artistic and cultural hubs such as Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco, writers are looking toward smaller cities with cheaper rent. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Student Projects for Ikea, Amazon and Lego Win Future Lions at Cannes

A food container for Ikea that warns when its contents are about to spoil, an AI voice interface for Amazon designed for seniors and an app that reads books to children via Facebook Messenger were among the winning student work of this year's Future Lions awards at the Cannes Lions International... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A View of What “Our Possible Media Futures” Might Look Like, Out of The New York Times’ R&D Lab

Last night’s news about news orgs publishing directly to Facebook wasn’t a surprise, exactly — we’ve known this was in the works for months — but it’s been a good excuse to think about the p ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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We Build The City: ALA Midwinter Spotlight

In a popular post last month on Motherlode, the New York Times's parenting blog, Luisa Colón made a surprising admission: she doesn’t like to take her kids to the library anymore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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At Brand Innovation Labs, Fighting Competition of the 'Unknown'

A smart suitcase? A digitized bottle of booze? A comic book for big-box executives?Recently, several brands have carved out off-site locations devoted to innovation to stave off competition. Marketers there serve, in part, as R&D directors.Kyle Nel, the executive director of Lowe's... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daily News to Sell Diamond Avenue Building, Paper to Relocate Elsewhere in City

As part of the ongoing transition of the traditional print media, Digital First Media is putting the Daily News' Diamond Avenue building up for sale. The Daily News will relocate to a smaller building elsewhere in the city, said Publisher Gre ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stage anthology 21 Black Futures asks: What is the future of Blackness?

21 Black Futures, a new stage anthology by CBC and Toronto's Obisidan Theatre Company, brings together 63 Black artists from across the country to answer the question "What is the future of Blackness?" Its creation also directly addresses, and... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-02-16 09:00:00 UTC ]
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David Morrissey to star in BBC2 adaptation of Miéville's The City & The City

Fantasy writer China Miéville's 2009-published noir thriller The City & The City (Macmillan) is being adapted for a four-part BBC Two drama starring David Morrissey as Inspector Tyador Borlú. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ventris says digital iteration of LBF is a sound investment for the future

Having assumed the reins at London Book Fair during one of the most testing times in its history, Andy Ventris is under no illusions as to the size of the challenge that lies ahead for the fair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-18 22:15:17 UTC ]
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The lab-leak mess

Last week, Jonathan Chait, of New York magazine, took the “liberal media” to task for having rushed to repudiate “the lab-leak theory”—the idea that COVID-19 may have its origins in a research institute in Wuhan, China. The theory, Chait wrote, has recently “gained more and more credibility,” in... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-06-02 12:40:56 UTC ]
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St. Mark's Comics to Reopen in Brooklyn’s Industry City

St. Mark's Comics, the venerable East Village comics, graphic novel and pop culture retailer that closed in 2019 after 36 years, announced plans to reopen with a new store in Industry City in Brooklyn on July 30. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Anthony Doerr Builds Worlds

The author of the upcoming novel, ‘Cloud Cuckoo Land,’ rejoices in libraries, research, and books that transport readers to other lives and times. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: The Future of the Publishing Office

In the U.S. Book Show's opening panel, experts discussed the many concerns surrounding the future of the publishing office, the best practices to help bring them back safely, and how the business has changed in an age of remote work. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chelsea Green lands Chester's 'future classic'

Chelsea Green has landed “future classic” On Gallows Down by award-winning nature writer Nicola Chester. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-24 11:01:18 UTC ]
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