writes: I got a chance to write a policies proposal to the government of a large city, to be presented during a large conference. The city is very large, with a population of 18 millions. It is in rapid development, but the government wants to plan for the next 20 years. The proposal should have a few goals:
- How to foster an innovative environment that can nurture entrepreneurs and startups, especially startups in high-tech with big potential of value add?
- How to create a city where the best talents in the world want to live in?
- How to build a business environment where everyone can participate, in order to avoid (or enlarge) the gap between the haves and have-nots?
- How to build a green and clean city?
I am as geek as most Slashdotters, with a libertarian incline. While I believe that everyone should take care of him/herself, but as someone coming from a poor family, social justice and balance are also important, and I believe that everyone should be given a chance.
The proposal might never get implemented, but if you get a chance, what would you propose? What kind of city would like to live in, if you can take part in designing it?