Parasite, directed by Bong Joon-Ho, won this year’s Best Picture in the Oscar Academy Awards, making history as the first non-English movie to win in this category. While watching it, I couldn’t help but thinking that it was really a movie about urban inequalities and social injustice (the type of issues that I like to share in this blog). That’s why I decided to unpack the social critique and references to urban inequality inside the film and share them with you. Continue reading And the Oscar goes to…Urban Inequality
While it’s absolutely exciting to think about the impact that technological innovations can have in our future, we must guarantee that this impact is connected to larger society’s goals. in other words, the city of the future is not one where everything is automated, is one where people have a good quality of life, can breathe clean air, access opportunities and walk or cycle safely, all of this enabled by smart systems. Continue reading The Future of Mobility… how to drive innovation and create more inclusive cities?