Personal Security

Living in a low-risk environment, personal security is something that is generally taken for granted; unwatched and unminded, where everything miraculously sort of takes care of itself. The US suburbs  for the most part are quiescent where break- ins and violent crime happen infrequently. The equation shifts somewhat for someone living in an urban environment.… Continue reading Personal Security


My comment to this morning’s The Guardian article on gentrification: Gentrification accomplishes two things. First, it is a level-set that is biased in favor of those who have money. Second, diversity in people and architecture is displaced by less interesting objects that only appear to be bright and shining. Personally I favor countries, cities, and… Continue reading Gentrification