A whopping 64 percent of Australians live in our state capitals alone. For this weekâs panel Janne Ryan takes us in-the-field to a kitchen bench in the city of Brisbane where a group of thoughtful people gathered together to discuss the problems and challenges of urbanisation.
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The Panel: Living in the City - By Design - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Physicist Geoffrey West has found that simple, mathematical laws govern the properties of cities — that wealth, crime rate, walking speed and many other aspects of a city can be deduced from a single number: the city’s population. In this mind-bending talk from TEDGlobal he shows how it works and how similar laws hold for organisms and corporations.