If you suggest there’s a housing crisis in the Bay Area or other major US cities, you’ll probably get a chorus of agreement. But suggest t..
We’re entering a new era of rhetoric. We hear daily that we’re living in a “post-fact” reality where politicians and press secretaries spo..
The internet has gotten meaner and less trustworthy, but there is hope. It could just be a design problem.
Whether we’re talking about ..
In our endless quest to make everything easier to use, what are we losing? Is our fetishism of high-touch, manual, artisanal experiences a..
A Gen X designer reflects on his interactions with Millennial-run startups as clients, and sees plenty of cause for optimism.
A ground level overview of how the coming rush of high-density development is going to change Portland’s urban environment, and an examina..
An NPR reporter’s fumbled tweet exposes a hole in the debate about urban cycling.
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UBER’S MUCH-LOATHED SURGE-PRICING policy has prompted accusations of price gouging, market manipulation and worse. And all of it despite i..
A brief history of the “French barricade,” a piece of urban infrastructure that’s quietly transformed the balance of power between cities ..
If we’re not careful, the future could resemble the scarier parts of Minority Report, where roving droids scan our irises and force non-st..
Technology is a great leveler of culture, and the more engaging and embedded it becomes, the more pernicious its influence. Our interfaces..