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This week (Feb 8-17), I'll be in #Australia, touring my book #ChokepointCapitalism* with my co-author, @rgibli. We'll be in #Brisbane today (Feb 8 - in Australia!), and then a remote event for #NZ on Feb 13. Next: #Melbourne, #Sydney & #Canberra. 2/
The Collective Intelligence Institute: Asking more than 'what technology does' and demanding to know who it does it FOR and who it does it TO.

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Zoning rules have a much larger impact than most people realize. Much of this is driven at the local level, meaning that your local elections and community meetings are incredibly important, directly shaping the world you live in.…
Furthermore, as this article points out, those local decisions directly impact whether you can even afford to live in that world. #NIMBYism is an incredibly expensive luxury we as a society cannot afford.
But to those #NIMBY people I say this: what happens when the people you depend upon for basic services can no longer afford to live anywhere near where you expect to receive those same services? Do you expect them to drive an hour each way? Two? Where does it stop?
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