Google’s Sidewalk Labs has big plans to remake Toronto, but some say the whole thing is a big mistake

In 2011, former Barcelona mayor Xavier Trias took office after running on a platform of turning the recession-ravaged Spanish municipality into a city of the future. The team he formed, Smart City Barcelona, initiated 83 projects in 12 areas it thought could be improved through technology including transportation, water, energy, waste and open government. The city…

Details