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Events: The metaverse, gaming and the metabolism of cities

June 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm SAST

University of Cape Town,

Madiba Circle, Upper Campus, Rondebosch

Cape Town,

South Africa

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The recent drought in Cape Town taught me that as experts, we are terrible at making complex things understandable to the public. We are terrible at giving good advice; simple, quick actions to take in a crisis, that we feel also helps with the big picture.

Worst of all we don’t contribute to the conversation that builds the trust that we need to draw from in times of crisis.

In an effort to find a way to do exactly that, I am trying to combine the joy of gaming, the beauty of information visualisation and the rigour of urban metabolism studies.

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