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Links for 2010-01-13

  • BLDGBLOG: Nakatomi Space
    "…the emerging spatial techniques used by the Israeli Defense Forces in their high-tech, legally dubious 2002 invasion of Nablus. During that battle, Weizman writes, "soldiers moved within the city across hundred-meter-long 'overground-tunnels' carved through a dense and contiguous urban fabric." Their movements were thus almost entirely camouflaged, with troop movements hidden from above by virtue of always remaining inside buildings…"
    (tags:war cities )
  • RCA’s Airenergy charger converts WiFi energy to electricity
    "Airenergy is a gadget that can harvest free electricity from WiFi signals such as those from a wireless Internet connection, apparently with enough efficiency to make it practical for recharging devices such as mobile phones."
    (tags:tech energy )
  • Might not be a tomorrow: Youth anticipate early death
    "As Atlanta officials aim to tackle the city's safety problems this year, some of their toughest criminals to stop maybe young offenders whose desires to commit crimes are being fueled by an anticipation of dying early."
    (tags:social )

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