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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.

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

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