Resistance against smart cities is growing. Technologists who claim that cities in the future will deploy up to 2 billions sensors ignore that they contribute to the big brother experience . On the other hand, the recent edition of the Smart City Magazine gives ample examples how sensors can improve liveability. The Nijmegen example in particular is a must read, because the city deployed sensors together with citizens and succeeded in lowering the costs significantly (in Dutch)
Sensoring the city
Do you think this is smart?