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Links for 14 July 2010

Published on 14 July 2010 in , , , ,

  • 8-Bit Cities

    Ever wondered what Google Maps would look like on a ZX Spectrum? What? You haven't? What planet are you on? You're a disgrace to the species dude, a disgrace to the species.

  • London Reconnections: West Ashfield (Part 1): Models Great and Small

    Part one of a fascinating insight into one of the tube's hidden tube stations – the one that sits in an office block somewhere near West Kensington. A must read for any Londonder!

  • Absolute Radio to launch fifth digital service –

    Will Absolute Radio Extra work? Is DAB ready for a "red button" style service? Will radio manufacturers be rushing out to add red buttons to their set? Time will tell.

  • London Underground cooling budget cut by £10m – BBC News

    The video report here is especially interesting as it mentions that the Central, Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines are the worst for heat, but that most of the money spent on cooling projects this year will go on the Victoria Line. Well I'm sure it makes sense for someone. Also included is a PDF of the tube "heat map" showing the places that you really don't want trains stuck in a tunnel – pretty much being the entire underground section of the Central…