Laurie Taylor presents a special episode of the sociological discussion programme from The Open University for BBC Radio 4.
What is a ‘smart city’, and how is smart rooted into Milton Keynes’ past and future?
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The internet of things brings numerous advantages as our towns and cities become smarter - but there are also security risks. Brian Nussbaum is reassured that we're already talking about the potential downsides.