Are Smart Cities Really ‘Smart?’

Are Smart Cities Really ‘Smart?’

Are Smart Cities Really ‘Smart?’

We are on the brink of a new age. With the ever advancing temperatures and the increasing access to technology, our world is steadily creating a new era of intermixing tech and nature. The evolution of cities are a product of this change. From the age of ports, to industrial hubs, to tech giants. Now, a new generation of cities are being born — the smart city. But are they living up to their expectations?

Smart cities were created initially to bring in the brightest minds to change and innovate the technology industry. As global warming continued to bode ill on the horizon, technology shifted its direction slightly. The new trend was “green,” and inventions were aimed at creating a difference for both the consumer and our world.

Yet smart cities are still struggling in many ways to make a positive impact on the environment. These hubs are generally known for their high and toxic emissions, massive amounts of waste, and slow adjustment to rapid population growth. Even despite some...

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We are on the brink of a new age. With the ever advancing temperatures and the increasing access to technology, our world is steadily creating a new era of intermixing tech and nature. The evolution of cities are a product of this change.

 



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