Time-Lapse Video: Tokyo As a Dark City

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Our Video Sunday feature continues with this time-lapse video of Tokyo before and after the recent natural disasters that have resulted in rolling blackouts.

I found myself extremely moved by this piece. The notion of a thriving city going dim is one thing, but to see it happen is something else entirely.

As a writer, I spend my days looking for technology trends and clues of the future. Sometimes I find hopeful things, stories of tech and methodologies that fly in the face of our global sustainability challenges. But if we don’t see the foreshadowing in something like this video, maybe we aren’t looking hard enough.

The Full Story is here. A tip of the hat goes to Jim Grisanzio for pointing us to this video.