Maths of cities

A good Ted Talk available here on the maths of cities and corporations and comparing with relationships found in biology – every week, from now until 2050, 1 million people will be added to the population of the planet’s cities.

There are economies of scale for mammals (such as this relationship which holds over 8 orders of magnitude in size) as there are for cities:


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