Michael Seibel+ Your Authors @mwseibel CEO, Partner at Y Combinator #ycombinator [email protected] Jan. 14, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

San Francisco is not falling or failing. All that is happening is that the city is adjusting to change and cities move slower than people like.

People said the same thing about NYC in the 70s and 80s and clearly NYC has not failed.

I think the root cause of this issue is that for a human 10-20 years is a very long period of time. 16-33% of adulthood and 25-50% of prime working years.

For a city, 10-20 years is a relatively shorter period of time. SF was founded almost 250 years ago and incorporated 170 years ago.

Does SF have problems that need to be solved? Of course!!! Is it the festering hellhole that some on twitter make it out to be... nope.

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