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  1. Oct 2018
    1. Narratives that describe time as uniform and evolving throughout history towards more accelerated states have also been critiqued for theirpotential to reinforce social inequalities (Sharma 2014) and for justifyingthe appropriation of natural resources in unsustainable ways (Bastian 2012).

      This loosely couples with the degrowth discourses around steady state economies and possible political ecologies

  2. Mar 2016
    1. But we as an industry are doing a far better job than ever of abiding by code standards and running our work through linters and validators.

      There will be a lot to discover. Mapbox is using a linter to ease the language in documentation, for example.

    2. state regulatory boards

      Which are these in self-organized contexts?

    3. Engineers must answer for their work legally and professionally.

      Interesting to consider in community-supported, federated economies of practice.

  3. Feb 2015
    1. I think a properly-designed city could eliminate 80% of daily living expenses while providing a quality of life far beyond what we experience today. And I think this future will have to happen because the only other alternative is an aggressive transfer of wealth from the rich to the poor by force of law. I don’t see that happening.

      It's strange how he sees this crazy-well-designed city happening but not a transfer of wealth from the rich to the poor.