The Fires: How a Computer Formula, Big Ideas, and the Best of Intentions Burned Down New York City-and Determined the Future of Cities

Joe Flood - The Fires: How a Computer Formula, Big Ideas, and the Best of Intentions Burned Down New York City-and Determined the Future of Cities

The Fires: How a Computer Formula, Big Ideas, and the Best of Intentions Burned Down New York City-and Determined the Future of Cities

New York City, 1968. The RAND Corporation had presented an alluring proposal to a city on the brink of economic collapse: Using RANDs computer models, which had been successfully implemented in high-level military operations, the city could save millions of dollars by establishing more efficient public services.

The RAND boys were the best and brightest, and bore all the

The Fires: How a Computer Formula, Big Ideas, and the Best of Intentions Burned Down New York City-and Determined the Future of Cities

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