The Hong Kong Productivity Council opens its new 5G Future Hall in Kowloon to support Hong Kong’s smart city efforts on April 28. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
The Hong Kong Productivity Council opens its new 5G Future Hall in Kowloon to support Hong Kong’s smart city efforts on April 28. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Kris Hartley
Opinion

Opinion

Kris Hartley

Hong Kong’s smart city dreams need trust, not just new tech, to succeed

  • Governments must recognise that technology does not exist in a vacuum but amid broader social, political and economic forces that are often unpredictable
  • The security and privacy concerns of citizens cannot be dismissed through assurances about the fairness and objectivity of technology

The Hong Kong Productivity Council opens its new 5G Future Hall in Kowloon to support Hong Kong’s smart city efforts on April 28. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
The Hong Kong Productivity Council opens its new 5G Future Hall in Kowloon to support Hong Kong’s smart city efforts on April 28. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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