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Cyber community is my term for what I believe is an entirely new concept

Cyber community is my term for what I believe
is an entirely new concept
for the reformulation of how the world lives
A cyber-community has a general limit of around 10,000 people
Enough for a vibrant local economy
A cyber community is car free
compressed enough to have most local
and many wider needs
met within a walk of no more than a mile

It is low rise - a max of around four levels
It begs for architectural and design imagination
eco-vision
and awareness of how today's society
has become dysfunctional
due to a lack of face to face community
and social stratification

You live work and play in a cyber community
Quite obviously you also solve the warming problem at the root
 by eliminating the necessity for cars
Help make cyber-community a reality

Posted at Quora under the term cyber community

Hitherto cybercommunity has been used to refer
to community creation in cyberspace
and its extent and ramifications
I use it to denote a likely development
out of our appropriation of cyberspace in real space
with all that is implicit in the travel revolution it could create


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