Smart cities might not be such a bright idea

Smart cities might not be such a bright ideaFinancial Times published an opinion piece “Smart cities might not be such a bright idea

“Smart cities are being rolled out across the globe, particularly where populations are rising quickly, in countries such as India, China and parts of Africa. On paper at least, these urban fantasies share the same Fritz Lang aesthetic: metallic skyscrapers, pleasingly empty highways, attractive landscaping, lighting schemes to make eco-warriors weep — and very few people.”