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Grave to Cradle: An Internet of Old Things

Grave to Cradle: An Internet of Old Things

This short article reflects upon the temporal characteristics of the emerging phenomenon known as the Internet of Things. As objects become individually tagged with unique identities through the addition of small electronic chips or bar codes, their history is recorded and made available to others across a network. The advent of this ever-growing catalogue of […]


The Madness of Old Town

The Madness of Old Town

 ’Your shoe,’ I repeated. ‘Perhaps you’d put it on.’ He continued to look downwards, though not at the shoe, with an intense but misplaced concentration. Finally his gaze settled on his foot: ‘That is my shoe, yes?’ Did I mis-hear? Did he mis-see? ‘My eyes,’ he explained, and put a hand on his foot. ‘This is my […]


Erasure: Disposal of Place

Erasure: Disposal of Place

A few of us proposed what we thought was an interesting TOTeM related panel for Mapping, Memory and the City conference. Unfortunately it didn’t get in, although a paper on Walking Through Time did. However I think the idea is still interesting and that’s why I have a blog – to record it! The panel […]