Monthly archives of “February 2014

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Turning post into talk

I’m going to be turning one of my blog posts (“Why Toronto should stop complaining about all its condos”) into a talk at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management on March 10th, 2014 at 6:30pm. But since it’s an academic setting, they wanted me to… Read More

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Gentrification, animated

A friend of mine sent me a link this afternoon to an art project called “Vacated”. The artist (Justin Blinder) reverse engineered Google Street View images to create a series of animated GIFs intended to demonstrate New York’s “changing urban landscape during the Bloomberg administration.”… Read More

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It’s all about people

Yesterday evening I met up with a talented Toronto-based technology entrepreneur who also happens to be passionate about cities. The conversation meandered between both worlds, but we ended up coming back to one central theme: It’s all about people. Facebook didn’t just buy WhatsApp for… Read More