1. Describe the “”Patchwork Metropolis””. What drives it?  Why is it a serious concern?
  2. Per Florida, what is “”slumurbia””.
  3. Florida argues that the conventional notion of “”gentrification”” relative to the new urban crisis is a bit of a red herring.  How does he define gentrification, it causes and effects, and why does Florida think it is a red herring?
  4. What is eminent domain, how do you see it as a tool for economic development and what liabilities/excesses are inherent in it?
  5. What are your thoughts about the current immigration “”crisis”” at the southern border, and how do you see immigrants as a factor, or not, in the “”new urban crisis””.
  6. Green describes some successful uses of “”Smart cities”” technology, such as Johnson County, Kansas.  Why and how was this successful?