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Stewart Brand:
What squatter cities can teach us

TED2006 · 3:05 · Filmed Feb 2006
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Stewart Brand: What squatter cities can teach us
3:05 · Filmed February 2006 at TED2006 · Subtitles available in 41 languages

Rural villages worldwide are being deserted, as billions of people flock to cities to live in teeming squatter camps and slums. Stewart Brand says this is a good thing. Why? It’ll take you 3 minutes to find out.

Environmentalist, futurist
Since the counterculture '60s, Stewart Brand has been creating our internet-worked world. Now, with biotech accelerating four times faster than digital technology, Stewart Brand has a bold new plan ... Full bio
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