Alice Bell

35 Stories by Alice Bell

San Francisco’s Hackable Sidewalks are Real Conversation Starters

Encouraging social interaction in cities through giant concrete parabola.
0 3 min read

How a Broken Toaster Can Help Fix the World

Taking a visit to a "Restart" party, where dead electronics are given new life.
6 min read

Tinder for Your Fridge?

How apps can help you cut down on food waste.
0 2 min read

Can the Science of Alien Hunting Offer a Solution to Oil Spills?

The first aliens we find might look like oil-eating bacteria found in tar pits.
0 2 min read

The Oxford Flood Network: Bringing Smart Cities to the People

Monitoring a river to warn of floods using a grassroots data collection system.
0 2 min read