Cory Doctorow on how to build cities that aren’t dystopian

Insightful as always, Doctorow lays out a thoughtful argument on how cities can be designed to maintain its citizen’s privacy and still provide metrics and insights that make them more efficient.

Imagine your smartphone knew everything about the city – but the city didn’t know anything about you. Wouldn’t that be truly ‘smart’?
Source: The case for … cities that aren’t dystopian surveillance states | Cory Doctorow | Cities | The Guardian