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The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

  • Resilience is the new (actually, old) black.
    As cities prepare for climate change in earnest, they’re going to need to harden infrastructure, change building patterns, and overhaul government emergency procedures. But they’re also going to have to put a greater value on the human connections that can be found in walkable neighborhoods where people know each other and support local businesses. It’s not just about quality of life. It’s about survival.

    tags: atlantic_cities resilience communities

  • Being a “Lebenskuenstler” (life artist) is hard, regardless of technology (and sometimes because of it)…
    The authors conclude that telecommuting has not permeated the American workplace, and where it has become commonly used, it is not very helpful in reducing work-family conflicts. Instead, it appears to have allowed employers to impose longer workdays, facilitating workers’ needs to add hours to the standard workweek.

    tags: telecommuting working labor

Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

1 Comment

  1. It’s not just about quality of life. It’s about survival.

    Comment by reit new york — January 7, 2013 #

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