Confusing one’s own youth with the youth of the world is a common human affliction, but California has been changing so fast for so long that every new generation gets to experience both a fresh version of the California dream and, typically by late middle-age, its painful death.

Daniel Duane, My Dark California Dream

A profoundly sad essay about the ecological impacts of population pressure, climate change, and high-tech economic skewness in California.

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Founder, Work Futures. Editor, GigaOm. My obsession is the ecology of work, and the anthropology of the future.

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