How a liberal learned to respect conservative thinking and accept the fact that, yes, the right is happier than the left By Catherine Caldwell-Harris Photo by Jessica Scranton What It Means When You Dye Your Hair Purple Should a something information technology specialist, by all accounts a competent employee, be able to dye her long, wavy brown hair purple without getting grief from management? That question was at the heart of the conversation at a recent dinner for a group of intelligent and age-diverse women.
This essay is derived from a keynote at Xtech. Could you reproduce Silicon Valley elsewhere, or is there something unique about it?
It wouldn't be surprising if it were hard to reproduce in other countries, because you couldn't reproduce it in most of the US either. What does it take to make a silicon valley even here?
What it takes is the right people. If you could get the right ten thousand people to move from Silicon Valley to Buffalo, Buffalo would become Silicon Valley.
Up till a couple decades ago, geography was destiny for cities. All great cities were located on waterways, because cities made money by trade, and water was the only economical way to ship.
‘The life of a town’ In New London, pop. 1,, such grants have funded a summer music festival. A foot-tall sculpture that stands near the Middle Fork Crow River. The first contrast of living in small town and big city is the development. Small town has slower development compared to big city because it received less investment than a big city had. For example, big city overfill with buildings and urbanisations everywhere. Big City Versus Small Town Fine dining, shopping, new electronics, and bright lights. There are many benefits to living in a big city, but there are also many negative factors.
Now you could make a great city anywhere, if you could get the right people to move there. So the question of how to make a silicon valley becomes: Two Types I think you only need two kinds of people to create a technology hub: They're the limiting reagents in the reaction that produces startups, because they're the only ones present when startups get started.
Everyone else will move. Observation bears this out: Few startups happen in Miami, for example, because although it's full of rich people, it has few nerds. It's not the kind of place nerds like.
Whereas Pittsburgh has the opposite problem: MIT yielded Route Stanford and Berkeley yielded Silicon Valley. The record skips at that point.
Lower down the list, the University of Washington yielded a high-tech community in Seattle, and the University of Texas at Austin yielded one in Austin. But what happened in Pittsburgh?
And in Ithaca, home of Cornell, which is also high on the list?
I grew up in Pittsburgh and went to college at Cornell, so I can answer for both. The weather is terrible, particularly in winter, and there's no interesting old city to make up for it, as there is in Boston.
Rich people don't want to live in Pittsburgh or Ithaca. So while there are plenty of hackers who could start startups, there's no one to invest in them. Not Bureaucrats Do you really need the rich people? Wouldn't it work to have the government invest in the nerds?
No, it would not.This essay delves deeply into the origins of the Vietnam War, critiques U.S. justifications for intervention, examines the brutal conduct of the war, and discusses the . The first contrast of living in small town and big city is the development. Small town has slower development compared to big city because it received less investment than a big city had.
For example, big city overfill with buildings and urbanisations everywhere. Bulgarians do not, in general, differentiate between 'city' and 'town'. However, in everyday language and media the terms "large towns" and "small towns" are in use.
“THE city is old,” says Dhakshinamoorthy Dhinakaran, a property developer who has built a gated development of two-storey houses 35km south-west of Chennai and 15km from Lakewood Enclave.
James Howard Kunstler is the author of many books including (non-fiction) The Geography of Nowhere, The City in Mind: Notes on the Urban Condition, Home from Nowhere, The Long Emergency, and Too Much Magic: Wishful Thinking, Technology and the Fate of the Nation.
I have long called myself a social conservative. I think it is very important to have standards for behaviour (etiquette) and defined roles. The problems with this system is not that it exists, but the lack of flexibility and the value placed on them.