The City of the Future Is a Data-Collection Machine

In Toronto, Alphabet, Google’s parent company, hopes to create the sensor-filled metropolis of tomorrow

The Atlantic
Nov 21, 2018 · 6 min read
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Toronto. Photo: Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images

By Sidney Fussell

In Silicon Valley, to make a device “smart” means to add internet connectivity, allowing it to collect, send, and receive data, often while learning and adapting…

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