RadioLab: Metrics for the Personalities of Cities

Starting around minute 5…

“physicists Geoffrey West and Luis Bettencourt argue that the pace of a city has an underlying logic–a logic they believe they’ve unlocked with one tidy mathematical formula.Jonah Lehrer helps explain what the math reveals–and misses–about cities”

http://www.radiolab.org/2010/oct/08/its-alive/

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