The header of this post is the subtitle of a new book The Future of Cities and Regions edited by Bazzanella, Caneparo, Corsico, and Roccasalva. Computation has finally drawn us to the point where planning support systems informed by simulation and visualization is central to fashioning scenarios about the future. There are a variety of techniques portrayed here at different scales from space syntax-like methods to traditional land use transport interaction (LUTI) models. Some familiar faces write here and I write the last chapter entitled Integrated Tools for Planning Support in an Online World. As one might imagine you don’t need to buy the hard copy but read it online and if you are really persistent you can find in on Google Books. Enjoy.