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San Francisco’s Tech Workers Are Leaving the Bay Area – The New York Times

January 15, 2021

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San Francisco office market in collapse as tech workers stay home | San Francisco | The Guardian

January 15, 2021

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San Francisco office market in collapse as tech workers stay home | San Francisco | The Guardian

As Silicon Valley businesses shutter offices, the city looks very different. But will the change outlast the coronavirus?”
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jan/14/san-francisco-office-leases-tech-industry-covid

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‘If the aliens lay eggs, how does that affect architecture?’: sci-fi writers on how they build their worlds | Science fiction books | The Guardian

January 6, 2021

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Authors including Nnedi Okorafor, Kim Stanley Robinson and Alastair Reynolds reveal what does, and doesn’t, go into creating their worlds.

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/jan/05/if-the-aliens-lay-eggs-how-does-that-affect-architecture-sci-fi-writers-on-how-they-build-their-worlds

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Covid pivot: the people who changed careers and flourished in 2020 | Coronavirus | The Guardian

December 29, 2020

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Covid pivot: the people who changed careers and flourished in 2020 | Coronavirus | The Guardian

~_“ For many Australians, the pandemic has meant less work security and confidence. But for some the disruption has been a blessing in disguise”_~

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/29/covid-pivot-the-people-who-changed-careers-and-flourished-in-2020

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The Gospel of Hydrogen Power

December 29, 2020

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Mike Strizki powers his house and cars with hydrogen he home-. brews. He is using his retirement to evangelize for the planet-saving advantages of hydrogen batteries.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/28/business/hydrogen-power-cars.html?referringSource=articleShare

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Dreading or dreaming of a return to the office in 2021

December 29, 2020

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Dreading or dreaming of a return to the office in 2021

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/return-to-office-work-from-home-coronavirus/2020/12/27/9796d0c8-43da-11eb-b0e4-0f182923a025_story.html

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Why Should We Ever Return to Living and Working So Close Together?

December 28, 2020

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Because neither the United States nor the world can do without cities.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/22/opinion/cities-coronavirus.html?referringSource=articleShare

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Are You Sure You Want to Go Back to the Office?

December 28, 2020

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The future of work is flexibility.

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/23/opinion/covid-offices-remote-work.html?referringSource=articleShare

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Two-way street: how Barcelona is democratising public space | World news | The Guardian

December 24, 2020

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“Citizens are finally getting the urban patios and parks when the cramped medieval city was extended in the 1900s

by Stephen Burgen in Barcelona”

(Correction: Plan Cerdà was 1859, not “beginning of the 20th century” FYI)

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/23/two-way-street-how-barcelona-is-democratising-public-space

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Why Should We Ever Return to Living and Working So Close Together?

December 23, 2020

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“Because neither the United States nor the world can do without cities.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/22/opinion/cities-coronavirus.html?referringSource=articleShare

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