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Moments, November 2010
Toronto, Ontario; Salt Lake City, Utah; Minneapolis St. Paul, Minnesota.

Talk on “Elements of a networked urbanism”, Peter Greenfield, speaking at OCAD Toronto. Presentation at a college of design started with 1999 history on (web) user experience and ubiquitous computing, eras through which I was active mid-career in the information technology industry. Looking forward, I don’t require convincing (Toronto, Wednesday) 20101110 1800
Talk on “Elements of a networked urbanism”, Peter Greenfield, speaking at OCAD Toronto. Presentation at a college of design started with 1999 history on (web) user experience and ubiquitous computing, eras through which I was active mid-career in the information technology industry. Looking forward, I don’t require convincing (Toronto, Wednesday) 20101110 1800
Rainy day in old Toronto neighbourhood, too wet for children, only users are a man with two dogs. Parkette north of King Street at deadend of Sackville Street (Toronto, Sunday) 20101114 1615
Rainy day in old Toronto neighbourhood, too wet for children, only users are a man with two dogs. Parkette north of King Street at deadend of Sackville Street (Toronto, Sunday) 20101114 1615
Salt Lake Art Center view of lower gallery showing “Go West”, an exhibition of 20 contemporary artists. Opportunity for a minor diversion, when planned ahead. It is just across the street from the hotel where I am staying (Salt Lake City) 20101117 1720
Salt Lake Art Center view of lower gallery showing “Go West”, an exhibition of 20 contemporary artists. Opportunity for a minor diversion, when planned ahead. It is just across the street from the hotel where I am staying (Salt Lake City) 20101117 1720

Long wall of paintings by employees and youths at the Minneapolis St. Paul Airport, as part of The National Arts Program. An outlet for personal creativity, adding destination features to a long corridor between gates. I saw the hanging wires installed 3 days ago on the outbound leg (Friday, MSP) 20101119 1415
Long wall of paintings by employees and youths at the Minneapolis St. Paul Airport, as part of The National Arts Program. An outlet for personal creativity, adding destination features to a long corridor between gates. I saw the hanging wires installed 3 days ago on the outbound leg (Friday, MSP) 20101119 1415
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