Recently, I read the following tweet by Paul Graham
Ever since I read it, I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it. The more I think about it, the more it seems to make sense. Naturally, I googled a little to see if I could find any sources to back this up and found this NYTimes article (opinion piece). Here’s another piece by The Guardian.
Palo Alto has one of the richest neighborhoods in the Bay Area (and possibly the country), and is filled with trees. It looks really beautiful. After reading more about this insight, it just makes more sense. I never thought about it this way and this blows my mind.