Sommer Semester 2017, RWTH Aachen University Proseminar: Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature Week 15 (Last session, 26 July 2017, Wednesday) A review of topics discussed in the course
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Art or Atrocity? Side note: Etymology "Atro" adjective (feminine singular atra, masculine plural atri, feminine plural atre) dark, black bleak, brooding Atro-City? Oasia Downtown, Singapore by WOHA (Singapore-based architecture practice, established in 1994 by Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell; click here for more information about WOHA) The hotel-in-the-tower has sprouted ever taller since … Continue reading Articles – Architecture – Oasis Downtown
"London fire: Muslims awake for Ramadan meal save residents of flaming Grenfell Tower", James Lemon Muslim residents of London's Grenfell Tower, who were awake during the night because they were observing Ramadan, helped save lives after a deadly fire tore through the block, witnesses say. [...] A local woman told a gathering outside the block that more … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire
"Gentrifiers Want To Rename Harlem Area ‘SoHa’ And Residents Are Pissed", Taryn Finley In: Huffington Post, 26.5.2017 Source: www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/gentrifiers-want-to-rename-harlem-area-soha_us_592830a5e4b0df34c35b7e0c Accessed: 27.5.2017
Source: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/big-data/3/steps/169923 Excerpt: What will you learn? We increasingly rely on networked computer systems and smart cards to support our everyday activities, and everything we do generates data – whether buying bread at the supermarket, taking a ride on public transport, or calling a friend for a chat. This data is opening up a new … Continue reading Courses – Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour, by The University of Warwick
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