Ah yes, the digital leash. And smartphones have NOT made this any better—worse I'd say, considering the number of oblivious idiots yakking on the cell phone that have made menaces of themselves in traffic and supermarkets. (At least the idiots that hit me in supermarkets can be easily dealt with, though my lawyers… » 1/28/15 7:20am Yesterday 7:20am

It would also require there be demand for the output of those "more fulfilling jobs". Freeing up a generation of workers to become artists doesn't create a larger market for art necessarily—and it doesn't do much for those who lack artistic ability or inclination. (As an example. There are other paths but the same… » 1/27/15 5:37pm Tuesday 5:37pm

Real estate magnates at the Split Falls duopolis would often get started selling off family holdings in the High City to establish small empires in the Low City. The new occupants of their former homes frequently wondered why anyone would want to abandon the majestic High manors for the cluttered spaces of the Low… » 1/27/15 5:30pm Tuesday 5:30pm