19th century ships tracks show the outlines of the continents
From the article Reading digital sources: a case study in ship’s logs
"Uber’s plan is to outgrow its car-service roots, and become, as investor Shervin Pishevar put it, “a digital mesh” capable of providing all kinds of transportation and logistical services to people in the cities it serves."
Photographing the interior of a model of Dulles International Airport, 1958 (via The Atlantic)
This image was produced in 2013 by a government department. (via NY Daily News)
Le Cool Guide, The Summit Special
Le Cool, The Summit and Visit Dublin have come together to provide the attendees of Europe’s largest tech summit with an insider’s guide to Dublin.
Porto’s Maria Pia Bridge under construction, 1886 (via Portuguese architects want to relocate Porto’s Maria Pia Bridge)
London’s insane iceberg homes (via A Fond Farewell to London’s Mega-Basements)
An incredible project. (via The Gallery | 4 Bothies)
Unbuilt visions of NYC (via The New York City that Never Was)
Battery Park in 1982. The park was created from excavations of the World Trade Center site, leading to this surreal scene of it in use as a beach. (via The Man-Made Areas of NYC)
Sydney Opera House - Geometrical Construction (via The Sydney Opera House by Jørn Utzon Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary])