A friend shared this video about a different kind of shopping experience in Korea. It involves putting up giant posters with photos of supermarket shelves in the subway system. Then you add thousands of daily subway commuters with ubiquitous smartphones that can scan QR codes. Basically, you can go grocery shopping while waiting for your train to arrive. What an ingenious idea. I always appreciate … Continue reading Subways, smartphones, and grocery shopping – all in one?
Viva Vancouver is a department of the City of Vancouver dedicated to the creation of public spaces for engaging activities and livable communities. They have a list of interesting activities lined up for the summer including closing Granville Street for pedestrians for the weekends and a Liveable Laneway project near Main and Broadway. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Continue reading Viva Vancouver
The city has come out in positive droves after all the violent nonsense of last night. The boarded up windows at The Bay is where people are gathering to express a multitude of emotions and reactions to the riots. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Continue reading Riot aftermath
There’s been some debate regarding the SFU Gondola plan. Some of the outrage is from residents concerned about effects on their properties. Some are outraged by the fact that TransLink is even considering other transit projects other than the top-prioritiy Evergreen Line. I think Gordon Price puts things in good perspective in his letter to the Burnaby Now. When I first heard about the idea … Continue reading SFU Gondola – Gordon Price’s take