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7 April 2016
We hone in on a debate underway in Montréal and ask if all heritage has to be beautiful. We also discover a company that’s connecting people in Porto through a mesh network and hear an audio essay on city cycling by our editor Andrew Tuck.
7 April 2016
A debate is underway in Montréal about the fate of one of the city’s landmarks: the CBC Radio Canada tower. What’s marked the debate, however, is that many prominent architectural figures in Canada have said that it should be torn down regardless of the cultural role it has played in the city’s recent history.
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Porto has become a walking laboratory for a grand experiment in connectivity. Veniam is a company trying to connect the city through wi-fi by using the moving vehicles in the streets. One of the founders, Robin Chase, explains this concept of mesh connectivity.
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