[LINK] Smart Cities
jwhit at melbpc.org.au
Mon Mar 5 08:31:21 EST 2012
At 04:17 AM 5/03/2012, stephen at melbpc.org.au wrote:
>This building is the Operations Center of the city of Rio, and its system
>was designed by IBM at the request of Rio's mayor, Eduardo Paes, after
>deadly landslides two years ago.
How in the world do these two ideas go together: land slide - 24 hr.
surveillance; land slide - 24 hr. surveillance. They're going to
watch it happen? How about just putting cameras pointing at the hills
that slide and watch?
I'm sure all those poor people in the shanties really get benefit out
of this system.
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
jwhit at janwhitaker.com
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