The war on cash was intensifying before the Great Panic of 2020. Now the full assault is on and it is almost a foregone conclusion that cash will stripped out of the monetary system as central bankers implement a digital form of currency to replace it.
May 7, 2020
Plagued with problems from the start, Sidewalk Labs has abandoned Quayside and Toronto but is not giving up on ‘reimagining cities’. Former CEO Eric Schmidt, has just been tapped by New York City to reimagine its future existence.
Professor Gregg Gonsalves is another Technocrat epidemiologist who dares to practice medicine without a license. He is a mathematician and statistician, with no medical credentials whatsoever, and yet he gets headline coverage on his wild and unfounded predictions.
The Internet of Things, AI, machine learning and other Smart City Technology is proposed to be the catch-all solution for ‘winning the war’ against COVID-19. Likened to Superman, this article states, “This sounds like a job for data visualization and smart city tech.”
The rise of online activity has also seen a rise in cybercrime, scams, frauds, hacking attacks, etc. This is a problem that only technologists can address, but at what cost? Will this provide another entry point for Big Tech to engineer society to its own liking?
The essence of this story is contained in one sentence: “While people are sheltered, it’s time to start deploying smart infrastructure engineered to advance public Wi-Fi, safety, transit and achieve social equity and sustainability.” The remedy is always Sustainable Development, aka Technocracy.