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Economist article about clustering


By SiO2   Follow   Sun, 11 Nov 2012, 10:24am PST   476 views   1 comment   Watch (2)   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike  

A common topic on patrick.net: Silicon valley is doomed, too expensive, nobody will live there, we should all live in the Midwest

This is an interesting article from the Economist about clustering, and why companies locate in SF/SJ even if it costs more than the midwest:

http://www.economist.com/news/special-report/21565001-why-birds-tech-feather-flock-together-something-air

of course, nothing lasts forever, and Detroit was hot stuff 100 years ago. SV has shown some ability to reinvent itself: chips, systems, software. If this continues, it will continue to be strong. If not, well, not so good.

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C Boy   befriend   ignore   Fri, 16 Nov 2012, 1:05am PST   Share   Quote   Like   Dislike     Comment 1

So this would seem to suggest suburbs would never happen?

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