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MIT Wristband Could Make AC Obsolete?

MIT Wristband Could Make AC Obsolete? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it
A team of students at MIT is working on a prototype wearable that asks one important question: Why heat or cool a building when you could heat or cool a person?
Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)'s insight:

Good question. This is especially promising for attending professional conferences. But, seriously, what if individuals could control their own perceptions of being hot or cold, with mush less regard to the microenvironment they are in? How would this change AEC? Design? Learning?

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College Classes Use Arts to Brace for Climate Change

College Classes Use Arts to Brace for Climate Change | SCUP Links | Scoop.it
A growing number of university courses are using the creative arts, including “climate fiction,” to respond to what many students consider one of society’s central challenges.
Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)'s insight:

Another form of resilience?

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Top Military Commanders Have Declared Our Biggest Threat, and It's One We're All Ignoring

Top Military Commanders Have Declared Our Biggest Threat, and It's One We're All Ignoring | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

"This is like getting embroiled in a war that lasts 100 years. That's the scariest thing for us."

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