Google, and its parent company, Alphabet, have an ambitious and complex plan to reinvent how people live in cities. They recently announced a partnership with Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto to redevelop a plot of land into a cutting-edge urban neighborhood. It will use the latest digital technology, like self-driving shuttles, and will have affordable housing and renewable energy sources. But though it will be a game-changer in a lot of ways, people are left wondering how privacy will be protected, considering there will be large amounts of data collected on people and places in the neighborhood.
Thanks for reading InsideHook. Sign up for our daily newsletter and be in the know.