Smart Cities

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Austin, Texas Wins Coveted Smart Cities Council Readiness Challenge Grant

The stampede toward Smart Cities in America is underway, with 133 major cities competing for five grants from the Smart Cities Council which states, “We envision a world where digital technology and intelligent design have been harnessed to create smart, sustainable cities with high-quality living and high-quality jobs.”




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Smart Cities Could Be Enabled By U.S. Postal Service

Smart Cities are predicated on Total Information Awareness and the Internet of Things represent the perfect web of data collection. The USPS, however, is a federal agency, meaning that data would be collected by it but shared with the city.




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The Problem With ‘Smart Cities’

There are alternative futures for cities, other than the ‘smart city’ meme touted by the United Nations and Technocrats everywhere. Further, it is not a foregone conclusions that Technocracy will win.




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Smart Cities Flashback: ‘In The End, They will Destroy Democracy’

Smart Cities are the crown jewels of Technocracy, and they will, by their very nature, destroy democracy and all other forms of government. Technocrats know this and thus are putting all their effort into building Smart Cities around the globe. The United Nations, of course, is the primary driver and catalyst for Smart Cities, thanks to its recent Habitat III conference and the New Urban Agenda.