In nature we study cycles that sustain life on our planet — some organism, plant, animal, chemical process consumes ‘x’ which produces ‘y’ for the next process, which feeds the next, until it comes back around. It’s a mostly self-balancing system.
YES! But first, make the questions make sense. ASSUME that whoever is looking at the stupid dialogue box just spilled coffee on her desk and is on the phone and late to a meeting simultaneously. AND that this silly question is the least important of all of them. “Are you sure you want to back out of cancelling this process?”
“The internet promised to free us from this tyranny.”
But it’s done the opposite. Cities have become even more important, more central to ideas to culture, to knowledge. As we move our formative paradigms from industrial (gears, cogs) to networks, a new reality takes shape. My city is not my next door neighbor’s city. The…