“It was said that the deterioration of old urban cores would push everyone who could afford it out to ‘edge cities.’ Most recently, we were promised that information tech and the virtual office would make cities largely unnecessary.” Well, it turned out that a seemingly endless parade of cash, people, and Ubers rode into a select few cities — where a lot of people have been completely priced out of the market. From The New Yorker: Why the high cost of big-city living is bad for everyone.