Richard Florida Discovers Vaunted ‘Creative Class’ Making Things Worse

By: Tuesday May 13, 2014 12:32 pm

In academia you need a new theory to distinguish yourself. Notice the word new not necessarily good. Richard Florida came up with a new theory. It went something like this – that a “creative class”of high tech yuppies – driven by technology, talent, and tolerance – would drive economic development through the country, making us [...]

 

Marijuana and the Most Creative Cities

By: Friday July 13, 2012 10:00 am

While correlation is not causation, I think it is interesting that the top ranked cities for creativity all have extremely tolerant attitudes toward marijuana use.

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