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2018/04/23 | Policy Forum
OPINION: Smart Cities Risk Becoming the 'Next Populist Scapegoat'
Resistance to futuristic urban concepts could be viewed as obstinate refusal to cope with change, or as a way to maintain humanity in the face of forces larger than ourselves.
Taiwan's Cities Get Smart: Embracing Internet of Things
New smart-city digital technologies involving the Internet of Things are being adopted by the nation’s largest cities and could help spur economic development through industrial transformation. Some of the leading examples so far are the eTag electronic toll collection system, the EasyCard payment platform, and the Wi-Fi system on the Taoyuan Metro. Under planning is a smart-machinery center in Taichung.