Technology, Talent, and Tolerance: The Creative Culture

Creativity isn’t a theory about hipsters and the latte set. The key driver of a resilient economy is the same thing that binds us as humans – our shared creativity. Hazel Borys reviews Richard Florida's latest creative culture ideas.

"Technology, talent and tolerance are essential to fostering creative cultures. When we talk about the creative class, we aren’t talking about some rarified, exclusive group of people. Every human is creative. Creative cultures stoke that fire."

"What we are living thru is the failure of the suburban growth model — the primary reason for the global financial crisis. The creative revolution is complete. The urban revolution — the way of life revolution — is just beginning."

Borys reviews Florida's recent thoughts on moving from a creative class to a creative culture.

Full Story: Richard Florida on Technology, Talent, and Tolerance

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