The New Geography by Joel Kotkin
How the Digital Revolution Is Reshaping the American Landscape

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In the blink of an eye, vast economic forces have created new types of communities and reinvented old ones. In The New Geography, acclaimed forecaster Joel Kotkin decodes the changes, and provides the first clear road map for where Americans will live and work in the decades to come, and why. He examines the new role of cities in America and takes us into the new American neighborhood. The New Geography is a brilliant and indispensable guidebook to a fundamentally new landscape.

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Joel Kotkin is an internationally recognized authority on global economic, political, social, and technological trends. He is the author of six books, including The City: A Global History and The New Geography: How the Digital Revolution Is Reshaping the American Landscape. He writes a column for Forbes and and contributes regularly to The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek, and The Washington Post.
Published January 29, 2002 by Random House. 272 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, Computers & Technology, Science & Math, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Though Kotkin is well aware of the widening gap between haves and have-nots in this picture (and understands how that is expressed along ethnic lines), he has little but windbaggery to offer in his suggestions about how to avoid the siege mentality that’s the inevitable product of gated communiti...

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A prolific journalist and technology author (Tribes, etc.), Kotkin predicts how the Internet revolution will affect the cities, suburbs and towns where people workDin a study that will appeal mainly to those interested in urban planning and business prognostications.

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instead we must consider the 53,000 jobs created for Facebook apps, not to mention “at least 130,000 more jobs in related business services.” Looking at Apple, it employs 12,000 in Cupertino, but Moretti finds that there are at least 60,000 jobs related to Apple.

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