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Economist article about clustering

By SiO2   2012 Nov 11, 10:24am   1 link   931 views   1 comment   watch (2)   quote      

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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1   C Boy     2012 Nov 16, 1:05am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote    

So this would seem to suggest suburbs would never happen?

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