Gritty Glossy Google Gods

What is travel today if I take my internet with me into the city as a co-pilot? Am I roaming wild, roaming free, or just roaming for a damned WiFi signal? While creatives work in more networked ways, they still clump among like-kind, and less 'secretly' than ever before. This makes creative 'zones' not just the signposts for the arrival of knowledge workers, but a necessity for urban policy the world-over. We face intense new questions of Uploading and Uprooting, Waypoints and Work-
arounds. If you're interested in any of the following, you'll enjoy reading my CalArts MA thesis: the iPhone, the Creative Class, Free Information, Google Earth/Maps/Street View, and Urban Renewal.

 Jan Chipchase, janchipchase.com, http://janchipchase.com/2010/07/having-the-intelligence-to-outsmart-the-network/

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