Jeroen Boon

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Rich millennials are ditching the golf communities of their parents for a new kind of neighborhood

Millennials are saying "so long" to the country club and "hello" to the farm.<p>Many so-called agrihoods — short for "agricultural neighborhoods" — are cropping up around the US, and they're aimed at farm-to-table-loving millennials.<p>Loosely defined by the Urban Land Institute as master-planned housing …

Real Estate

The Hackable City

In this edited volume to be published by Springer in 2018, various studies from around the (Western) world, describe and analyze new practices of …

Smart Cities

Shell CEO: Solar Energy To Be Backbone Of World’s Energy System

<b>Published on</b> September 30th, 2015 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>31<p>Shell CEO: Solar Energy To Be Backbone Of World’s Energy System<p>September 30th, 2015 by <b>James …

De ‘deeleconomie’, een overdreven hoera-verhaal?

<i>Laurens Deprez, doctorandus in de sociologie.</i><p>In juni gaf Juliet Schor, een Amerikaanse professor sociologie aan de universiteit van Boston, een …

De deeleconomie en de idylle van het dorpsplein

Een zwarte hoge hoed, een dikke sigaar, een postuur waar je de welvaart aan kunt aflezen. Het zijn drie ingrediënten waar je al snel op uitkomt als …

This new camera sensor could turn your phone into a 3D scanner

Let's say you want to 3D print a replica of an object in your home. The first step, of course, is capturing a detailed 3D scan — a process that's currently accomplished to varying degrees of accuracy with a desktop unit or more expensive and bulky professional models. But with a new "camera sensor" …

UnLtd -

We are UnLtd. We want to create a future where enterprising people are transforming our world for good.<p>With social and economic inequality growing in …

Social Entrepreneurship

Pioniers in de stad – wijkondernemers delen kennis en praktijk | RUIMTEVOLK | Kennis voor de nieuwe ruimtelijke praktijk

Leegstaande panden, het ontbreken van sociale netwerken en het wegvallen van subsidies voor buurthuizen zijn aanleidingen voor bewoners om zelf het …

This Incredible Urban Park Will Be Inside One Of The World’s Busiest Airports

“We crave nature in these places,” says architect Moshe Safdie, who won a competition to design the space. “When you think of passengers, they’re …

UC Berkeley

5 Best Websites To Get Higher Education For Free

Higher education from a renowned university doesn’t come cheap. It is one of the most important financial decisions you will make in your career. …

Food, Health and Agriculture Bioscience News

News<p>by Allison Wilson, PhD and Jonathan Latham, PhD The biotech industry and its supporters have promoted GMO Golden Rice for decades as an urgently …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

History’s Hubs for Progress

Cities Project Infographic Communities Presented by Ford<p>Where great minds think together<p>Share<p>Share on Facebook Click me! Share on Twitter Click me! …

Deeleconomie: het voorbeeld van de ultieme vorm van het kapitalisme?

Mijn auto verhuur ik via SnappCar, lifters neem ik mee via BlaBlaCar, mijn camerastatief leen ik uit via Peerby en een appartement in Kopenhagen huur …

Building a local civil economy - NewStart

Subscribe to New Start<p>Full access to all New Start content is just £49 + VAT per year<br>(25% discount for group subscriptions of 5 or more …

The Rise and Fall and Eventual Rise Again of the 'Smart City'

A conversation with Smart Cities author Anthony Townsend.<p>It would have been hard to miss the messaging over the last five years: Major global tech firms like IBM, Cisco, and Siemens seemingly all adopted the same "smart cities" mission at the same time. And they weren't alone. Across the globe, …

Why The Collaborative Economy Is Changing Everything

You may have heard of the collaborative or sharing economy- the concept is quite simple. Consumers are able to get what they need from each other instead of always going to large organizations. This includes good such as baby toys and wedding dresses to services such as web design work or ride …

Kostakis & Bauwens: Network Society and Future Scenarios for a Collaborative Economy

Michel Bauwens and Vasilis Kostakis have just published a new book that offers a rich, sophisticated critique of our current brand of capitalism, and …

The Fabulous Future of p2p Economics, Commerce and Democracy

I've just returned from an eye-opening, mind-expanding week in Leipzig at the 4th Annual global Degrowth congress. This vibrant gathering brought together over 3,000, mostly young, 'prosumer' activists and practitioners from a variety of new economy movements.<p>While there I learnt a huge amount from …

Are We in Danger of Becoming the Fast Food of Social Change?

Why give a damn:<p><i>The days of lone heroes and quick fixes are over, and never were what we hoped they would be. Our problems are too complex to fix</i> …

Social Entrepreneurship

U-Lab: Prototyping the 21st-Century University

Higher education has hit a wall -- particularly the business school. Four issues are upending higher education as it is constituted today:<p><i>It is overpriced:</i> While the cost of higher education has skyrocketed, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) have emerged as a game changer, opening doors to an …

The WISE Summit

<b>The next global biennial Summit will take place in Doha, November 2019</b><b>.</b><p>The WISE Summit is a unique opportunity to engage in the important debates and …

Education

Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers, and the Quest for a New Utopia

<b>An unflinching look at the aspiring city-builders of our smart, mobile, connected future.</b><p>We live in a world defined by urbanization and digital …

Tech entrepreneurs set their sights on urban farming

In the workshop of clean technology startup incubator Greentown Labs outside of Boston, there’s a piece of equipment you would not have found a few years ago: an indoor garden.<p>The garden is a testing lab for Grove Labs, a company designing an appliance to grow leafy green vegetables indoors. Its …

ReachScale

Where are the Household Names?<p>ReachScale began in 2010 by asking this question: Why are there no globally scaled social enterprises?<p>Technology, …

Innovation