Nerdistans: High Tech Towns

Nerdistans are highly-planned regions along the nation's metropolitan boundaries which have been heavily shaped by the technology revolution.

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September 27, 2000, 9:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

"Many of the nation's communities have been shaped by the current technological revolution, but none more so than a series of highly planned regions that have risen along the nation's metropolitan peripheries. Unlike other areas, from their origins these regions have been designed to accommodate science-based and information industries... these communities are best viewed as 'nerdistans', new urban regions built by their ability to attract the rising technological elite."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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