Indexing the World of Tomorrow
How the 1939 World’s Fair anticipated our current obsession with urban data science and “smart” cities.
A Short History of American Urban Exceptionalism
American urban development has long pursued its own distinctive course — an urbanism without fixed limits, with endlessly extendable boundaries.
Notes Toward A History of Change
The remarkable career of David Bowie was defined by restless transformation. His passing is a prompt to consider the curious nature of change in an era that’s given up on progress.