Byte Sized City

Byte Sized City


How smart is Hong Kong by global standards? While
the government commissions a consultation over its
Smart City Blueprint to address urban challenges,
George W. Russell looks at the potential upsides – a
better Octopus card – and downsides, such as threats
to data security and privacy


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Issue 3 / Volume 13 / March 2017

BYTE-SIZED CITYDemystifying the vision of Hong Kong as a smart metropolis