Monthly archives of “October 2016

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3 word addresses

When I was in undergrad, I spent a summer in Taipei. One of the things I remember about that summer was how difficult it was to locate building addresses. Sure, there was the whole language barrier thing, but I swear that some of those alleys… Read More

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The New Urban Crisis

Richard Florida has a new book coming out in the spring called, The New Urban Crisis.  Noteworthy about the book is that he has changed his tune with respect to the potential of the “creative class” to form the new middle class. Here’s a quote from… Read More

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Where do you shop?

Matthew Townsend of Bloomberg recently published an interesting article talking about the dominance of (and online shopping in general); the shift towards experiences over stuff; and the languishing brick-and-mortar brands that keep saying it’s the macroeconomy, rather their product/approach, which is causing sales to… Read More

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Airbnb’s 5 point plan

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed a bill that will levy heavy fines (up to $7,500) on Airbnb hosts who do not abide by local housing regulations. Hours after, Airbnb filed a federal lawsuit claiming “irreparable harm.” However, they also proposed a 5 point… Read More