Hines Buys Melbourne Multi-Family Project From CDL for $22M as Aussie Platform Grows

Hines Buys Melbourne Multi-Family Project From CDL for $22M as Aussie Platform Grows

A rendering of CDL’s proposed twin-tower residential project along Macaulay Road Hines has acquired its second build-to-rent project in Melbourne, Australia for a reported A$30 million ($21.6 million) with the US developer taking over the development from Singapore’s City Developments Ltd (CDL) and a pair of local partners. Hines is planning to develop 220 rental…

Nintendo Page Boy (2021)

Nintendo Page Boy (2021)

On the DidYouKnowGaming? YouTube channel, independent games journalist Liam Robertson has released a new episode of Game History Secrets that exclusively reveals a lost Game Boy Color add-on called Nintendo Page Boy, which would have introduced a “world of wireless communication to Game Boy Color users: including email, web browsing, photo messaging,” world news, sports…

The staggering ecological impacts of computation and the cloud

The staggering ecological impacts of computation and the cloud

Anthropologist Steven Gonzalez Monserrate draws on five years of research and ethnographic fieldwork in server farms to illustrate some of the diverse environmental impacts of data storage.The Cloud is not only material, but is also an ecological force. Source image: Taylor Vick, via UnsplashLast year, MIT’s Schwarzman College of Computing launched a specially commissioned series…

Be anonymous

Back to thoughtsAt its peak, AlphaBay was 10x larger than Silk Road ever was. As a darknet marketplace that was, on a daily basis, facilitating the sale of $700,000 worth of drugs, guns, and other illegal items, it attracted the attention of a certain three-letter government agency, as you can imagine.The FBI tried hard to…