Kotkin v. Florida: Round 17

Sunday, February 26, 2006

For those of you you follow these matters, commentator Joel Kotkin does not like the theories of Richard Florida much. Here's an overview of why Kotkin sees that "cool cities" are not enough to assure prosperity. Read more.

(I don't agree with either one of them: to my mind, both have got it wrong. Florida focuses too much on his Creative Class, and Kotkin is too dismissive of the importance of quality, connected places to attracting brainpower and accelerating innovation.)

See what's happening in San Jose in the middle of Silicon Valley.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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