In the last 20yrs tech has contributed to the resurgence of cities. In the coming years, tech companies may shift to decentralizing their workforces, as a result of the high cost of major cities and enabled by technologies that make remote collaboration easier. The information digs into how decentralization could have a dramatic impact on the electoral map and other social issues.
The best companies came to realize that centralization into the minimum number of locations was a massive advantage. Being in one (or just a few) locations allowed the best companies and rising technology giants to be extremely nimble in how they allocated and reallocated talent across teams. It allowed for maximum communication between people laterally which, in theory, led to more innovation. And, of course, it added efficiency in the high-quality services for employees they wanted to provide.