What happens when our smart toaster and smart fridge tech is scaled up to create entire smart cities – and what are the limits to this expansion?

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The term “smart city” is widely used and recognised – but there’s some disagreement over what exactly makes a city smart. If you take the core concept of a city that is made more efficient, sustainable, or just more enjoyable based on information gathered, most are cities smart already. When it comes to gathering the data that enables these improvements, what are the limits?

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