Our major cities are entering a period of critical danger. They're about to face a struggle to survive and unless we move quickly, there will be little that we can do. This is the theory of physicist, Geoffrey West, who notes that our cities are growing at such speed that society is unable to cope with all the negative effects that accompany such rapid growth. West believes the result will be a radical alteration to our global society. Or at least it will be, unless we can drastically pick up the pace of innovation. The question is, can we?
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