This is Smart-A! An essay on how smart is too smart

This paper provides a thorough account of the 'smart cities' and urban data phenomena. Will Moscow be smarter/better/faster/stronger if it uses its data and technologies? Is what we see in Moscow today a premature interpretation of fast-track "solutionism" based on wrong or manipulative assumptions? And, ultimately, do we really need Moscow smart? Download PDF
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