Inside the $1 Billion Real Estate Company That Operates Entirely in VR [Singularity Hub] Technology is becoming the frustrated cubicle worker’s best friend and worst enemy. Soon you’ll be able to go to the “office” by just putting on a VR helmet, but it won’t matter because AI has already stolen your job.
DC to Consider Redefining “Blighted” Properties [Urban Turf DC] I tell this story a lot, but the city once tried to classify my old house in Shaw as blighted because we didn’t mow the lawn. I think they were just trying to scare us into taking better care of the place. (Wait, I just realized that’s the entire point of the “blighted properties” law.)
World’s First 3D-Printed Concrete Housing Project to Be Built in the Netherlands [Arch Daily] Wow, it’s 3D-printed AND brutalist-influenced? This is the ultimate hipster architect crossover. It’s the architectural equivalent to a fixed-gear bike made of avocados.
This 1-Acre Dirt Lot Is Selling for $15 Million [Business Insider] It was listed for 1585 days! Is this what “know your worth” means?
Real Estate Booms In NYC’s Most Flood-Prone Areas [Patch] The former NYC real estate guy in the White House swears climate change is a “Chinese hoax.” Is there a connection there? Nahhhhhhhh …
Study: SF Has the Highest Rent in the World [KTVU] Higher than DC?! I find that hard to believe. It’s weird, I’ve never felt so protective and territorial (high rent) about something that has also made my life so miserable.