Joshua New

Center for Data Innovation

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Policy analyst for the Center for Data Innovation, a nonprofit research institute affiliated with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a technology and public policy think-tank

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Big tech companies including IBM and Cisco invented the idea of "smart cities" using Big Data to systematize public services and improve the quality of life.

The Pros and Cons of "Smart Cities"

Big tech companies including IBM and Cisco invented the idea of "smart cities" using Big Data to systematize public services and improve the quality of life.

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