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"Talent does not follow capital, it follows opportunities. As indeed does capital. Lifestyle enablers such as art and cycle lanes are nice - but they don't bring buzz in the absence of opportunity. To stay talent needs magnets, Western cities need to do a lot more than twirl their skirts and invite capital from the super rich. For ambitious thrusters opportunity is the draw."
By RR on The future belongs to the cities of the west
"We will never develop proper sustainable energy sources if we do not invest, develop expertise and learn from such projects.Was the first airline super profitable and never had any problems? Did the first computer company never face hitches or a high cost per PC? The first coal power station was no doubt considered a waste of money when it was first built, too."
By He who dares on Chinese group to build world’s first tidal energy plant in Swansea Bay