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Why Tech Moguls Are Obsessed With Building Utopian Cities

Marc Lore joins Bill Gates and Peter Thiel as the latest founder to create a city in his own reflection

An artistic rendering of a techno-futuristic city with modern skyscrapers and uniquely shaped structures.
Illustration: Comrade

In historian Ben Wilson’s new book on the history of cities, Metropolis, he notes that the ancient Mesopotamian settlement of Uruk, considered urbanization’s first draft, actually came thousands…




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Patrick Sisson

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A Chicago expat living in Los Angeles, Patrick Sisson writes about the intersection of cities, business, and culture.

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