It's a tough one - do we want to live in a Smart City as envisioned by Klaus Schwab, or a Freedom City as envisioned by Donald J. Trump?
No contest you might think - I'll take the concept championed by the undisputed champion of free America ...
... but, shouldn't we just take a quick peek at the small print first?
First up - the Brownstone Institute examines the "Smart City", where "smart" (as we are becoming accustomed to realising) means "surveillance", probably allied to "control". Still, with all one's needs met, what's not to like?
Second up - the Trumpian "Freedom City". Obviously that would be a quite different proposition, but what sort of proposition? And what is a "public-private partnership" anyway?
Lastly - something else entirely? What do you think?