who would want to go back?
The big cities are pretty much doomed, now. Dead men, walking.
Now don’t get me wrong. Humans will congregate in concentrations at times, but the necessity of living there in order to work there is over, except as absolutely required by the task!
When I lived in Boston, I took the subway/commuter rail over an hour each way getting to and from the teaching hospital where I was at. But who on earth would do that their whole life? I just did it for a 1-year post-doc fellowship! But I would never do it as my life’s work!
I remember sitting on the commuter rail one day looking around when the thought forcibly came into my head, “You’re not a lifer!” No, no I wasn’t…