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Old 07-10-2017, 05:05 PM   #1
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An architectural and planning critique of Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley as a collective corporate and government failure.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/08/o...=10059472&te=1
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Old 07-11-2017, 07:38 AM   #2
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Re: An architectural and planning critique of Silicon Valley

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Silicon Valley as a collective corporate and government failure.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/08/o...=10059472&te=1
(a) not sure why she praises Google for 300 units of modular housing. That covers ~1-2% of their workforce, a drop in the bucket. A feint in the right direction, but only as part of their plan to increase employment in Mountain View by thousands.

(b) https://twitter.com/mattocko/status/884018968968609793
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(a) not sure why she praises Google for 300 units of modular housing. That covers ~1-2% of their workforce, a drop in the bucket. A feint in the right direction, but only as part of their plan to increase employment in Mountain View by thousands.

(b) https://twitter.com/mattocko/status/884018968968609793
So, we are basically moving back to company housing? Whats next, the company store and restaurant coming back? How is this at all a step in the right direction...
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