Ben and Jon discuss the when, how, and why modern cities emerged. They go into many of the key technologies that facilitated this transition and their externalities, both good and bad. They then talk about some technologies that have shaped cities in the last thirty years and examine what challenges lie before cities in the coming decades.
Listen to this Episode and Learn:
Why modern cities emerged after the 1850’s
What technologies have shaped cities in recent decades
What challenges cities face in the coming years