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'People with smartphones' traffic signs appear in Stockholm

In Stockholm, Sweden, new traffic signs have appeared warming drivers to pay more attention to those who cross the road while staring into the screens of their smartphones.

"Attention: People with smartphones" traffic signs were created by Swedish artist Jacop Sempler.

When Jacop was going to work one day, a car nearly ran him over as he was crossing the road staring at his phone. He then realized that he was not the only person with this behavior, so he decided to do something about it, Swedish publication The Local said. 

The artist hopes that passers-by will pay more attention to their behavior on the road.

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Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta's posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he 'had something urgent to tell me', after finding out that our paths were going to be crossing in this destroyed and hopelessly polluted Indonesian capital.

Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases

Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta's posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he 'had something urgent to tell me', after finding out that our paths were going to be crossing in this destroyed and hopelessly polluted Indonesian capital.

Capitalism reduced Indonesian cities to infested carcases
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