Influencer Richard Florida - featured
2 mentions — 8 months ago 8 months ago
Political scientists and party activists continue to sift through the demographic tea leaves left behind by the last election—the Democrats' white South problem, the Republicans' larger race problem, the growing generational divide. But the most striking gap between the parties is not the race or age or even ...
5 mentions — 10 months ago 10 months ago
With internal farms, walls that convert CO2 to oxygen, and even the ability to personalize itself based on your DNA, this concept for the building of the future is a sight to behold.2050 is far enough off to imagine the urban environment will be very different from today.
2 mentions — 10 months ago 10 months ago
The West Bank's first Palestinian-designed planned city offers a window into the promises and perils of the current situation in the Middle East. But will it be a novelty, or a game-changer? The sole outlet to Rawabi sits off a dizzying two-lane highway flanked by round, scraggly hills.
8 mentions — 11 months ago 11 months ago
One of most persistent canards about American communities is the idea that they’ve been built entirely by demand. People live in the suburbs because they want to. Drivers commute on highways by choice. The market long demanded single-family homes and strip malls, and so that's what the invisible ...
2 mentions — 11 months ago 11 months ago
I used to take buses a lot: Vegas to Chicago and back, Chicago to Virginia, a long couple-weeks loop from Virginia to Chicago to several northeastern cities, Chicago to Atlanta. But I haven't been on a bus in a few years, because of my uniquely bad luck with ...
11 mentions — 12 months ago 12 months ago
Enter a city name or address and pick a state (Or just a pick a state from the dropdown).,(NOTE: If loading takes a while, try zooming in or out.)Source on income data: 2006-2010 U.S. Census' American Community Survey. All figures are in 2010 dollars. All map boundaries are Census Tracts.