The smart city is still a work-in-progress and its record in fostering social inclusion and diversity has been dismal so far. Burcu Baykurt looks at broadband adoption in the first Google Fiber city, and says that we need to identify the racialized, gendered, and classed experiences of connectivity in the city and recognize different groups' right to self-determination regarding digital infrastructures.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Kansas City Tech Disconnect
Perspective on how this town's Internets craze doesn't exactly live up to the hype from a scribe moving past the hype and looking at the reality of sketchy startups and a job scene that doesn't live up to social media excitement. Read more: