All posts tagged “knowledge economy

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Working from somewhere

From the outset, people have been predicting that the internet would become a decentralizing force for cities. That is, technology would allow us to spread out and work from anywhere — perhaps from a small mountain town in the BC interior. While working from home… Read More

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Winner-take-all cities

Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander, and Karen M. King have a new working paper out called Winner-Take-All Cities. It is about the phenomenon of “winner-take-all urbanism” and how a select number of alpha cities seem to overrepresent when it comes to talent, economic activity, innovation, and wealth… Read More

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I’m so busy

“How are you?” “Busy!” How many of you say this? I say this all the time, even though I am trying to resist and come up with more creative responses. I recently tweeted this idea out and then my friend Brad sent me this article… Read More

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World after capital

Albert Wenger is currently in the process of writing a book called World After Capital. The book isn’t finished yet. It still exists in a crude rough draft form. But already he has made it freely available online. You’re also welcome to comment and contribute… Read More