Will “Smart” Cities Lead to Surveilled Education and Social Control?

Ever wonder what they mean when they say ‘smart city’? It is likely that there are many things in your town’s master plan that aspire to this, and you need to know.

“A growing number of metropolitan areas are being shaped by “Smart” City policies. Bloomberg Philanthropy’s “What Works Cities” aims to bring these programs to mid-size cities as well. Even in communities without explicit “smart” initiatives, “innovation” or “empowerment” zones are being proposed, often around school districts, enabling outside interests to sidestep existing legal and contractual protections under the guise of “autonomy” and “flexibility.”  | More…

| GraniteState Future

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