Assessing Risks and Benefits of Smart Cities
Constantine Kontokosta, Director of Civic Analytics, expresses his opinions on smart city technologies on the Toronto Star.
Some observers also argue that some of these technologies have failed to live up to marketing promises. “There’s been 10 years of smart city hype about how smart cities will save the world,” says New York University urban planning and informatics expert Constantine Kontokosta. “We haven’t seen any systematic analysis that using these smart city models has actually helped.”