Being the thoughts and writings of one Gustaf Erikson; father, homeowner, technologist.

Friday, 2005-09-02

Katrina and New Orleans

Charles Stross:

A couple of hundred billion here, a couple of hundred billion there — pretty soon we’re talking real money.

What are the likely consequences (locally and globally) of blowing a 5% of GDP sized hole under the waterline of the US economy?

(Via BoingBoing.)

Update: Before and after pics of New Orleans.

(Via DaveW.)

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