Here is an interesting article from the History’s Shadow blog on the subject of world’s fairs. I didn’t even know that there was one coming up in Dubai in 2020, but I’ve profiled historical world’s fairs here before, and this piece is thought-provoking in how it links the past of the exposition phenomenon to our rapidly-changing present and future. Worth reading the full article!

‘Connecting minds, creating the future’; this is the motto of the 2020 World Expo in Dubai. ‘How do we ensure safe and sustainable access to energy for all while reducing CO2 emis…

Source: The Decline of the ‘World Fair’: popular perception lags behind technological significance