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Archive for January, 2014

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Gardiner Expressway at the crossroads: Hume | Toronto Star This article is about an expressway in Toronto, but Christopher Hume’s closing sentences apply to so many other places and situations: low expectations, self-perpetuating, lack of will to re-invest… QUOTE A reason was the low expectations Torontonians had for that part of town. It is viewed […]

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

Net Neutrality Quashing Will Mean New Pricing Schemes, Throttling, and Business Models | MIT Technology Review Susan Crawford gets it. QUOTE The theoretical downside is that the Internet devolves into a kind of “pay to play” system, with smaller companies tending to be squeezed out, and prices tending to rise overall. That is the dystopia […]

The Sunday Diigo Links Post (weekly)

Sunday, January 12th, 2014

Project for Public Spaces | Toward Place Governance: What If We Reinvented Civic Infrastructure Around Placemaking? QUOTE Rather than just sustaining and delivering public goods, government can evolve from regulating “the tragedy of the commons” to fostering its triumph. In other words, government can be most efficient at delivering value when structured primarily to facilitate […]

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