City Planet: What Does a Globalized World Look Like?
Description:Stewart Brand addresses The Long Now Foundation on Cities and Time. Cities are humanity's longest-lived organizations (Jericho dates back 10,500 years), but also the most constantly changing. Even in Europe they consume 2-3% of their material fabric a year, which means a wholly new city every 50 years. In the US and the developing world it's much faster.(2:33)