Words and phrases from Orwell’s 1984 abound in American culture. Although many are worried after having read the prophetic dystopian novel, few are alarmed enough to do anything to stop it in modern society.
June 9, 2019
he vast majority of Americans have no idea of Big Tech’s massive drive to make digital slaves out of every urban dweller. Smart street lights will often be at the heart of data collection and coordination.
Google tricked Toronto into creating the model smart city, Quayside. Venture capitalist Roger McNamee states: “It is a dystopian vision that has no place in a democratic society.” And yet, Smart City tech is a tsunami to the U.S.