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Remote work & innovation

Here are two interesting studies that explore the relationship between remote work (distributed teams) and innovation: This one explores how distributed teams have impacted “disruptive scientific discoveries” from 1961 to 2020. To measure this they look at scientific discoveries that end up becoming widely cited,… Read More

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Same height parties

This isn’t new. And it’s maybe a bit random. But we’re probably overdue for a break from housing debate. So here is an interesting art project by Hans Hemmert (who is part of the German collective Inges Idee). Called Personal Absurdities (1997), the project consisted… Read More

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Buy and hold

I know that this is supposed to be a blog about building cities, but it’s also a blog about real estate and I have heard that people sometimes do things like invest in real estate. So here is a terrific memo by Howard Marks (of… Read More