Murray Gell-Mann says the “accumulation of frozen accidents is what gives the world its effective complexity.” These are events that define path dependence. The idea that a city is a sequence of accidents sharpens our sense of cities as patterns of regularity. An interesting conundrum. Read Gell-Mann. |

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