Buildings Must Build More Wealth | Edward Erfurt | May 24, 2024

John Pattison
John Pattison
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This article was an inspiration for me to take up this topic with Edward today: 

References in the Recording

Our Orderly But Dumb Approach Needs to Change 

We Regulate the Wrong Things

Taco Johns and the Cost of Auto Orientation

What Can We Do About Taco John's?

The Technical Brush off and How to Fight It


“Read one section of your code out loud and hear its impracticality"

"We have 80 years of allowing development that is less productive and valuable than what it is replacing. No wonder people don't want development."

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