What If Our Cities Were Smart?

Today’s episode is all about the future of cities. Do we want them to be smart? What does that even mean? 
Guests:


Ben Passmore, a comic artist and contributor to the Flash Forward book!


Annalee Newitz, a science journalist, science fiction writer, and author of Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age.


Dr. Jathan Sadowski, author of Too Smart: How Digital Capitalism is Extracting Data, Controlling our Lives, and Taking Over the World and cohost of a podcast called This Machine Kills.


Dr. Brenda McPhail, director of the Privacy, Technology, and Surveillance Program at the Canadian Civil Liberties Association.


Dr. Jarah Moesch, a multidisciplinary artist and professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.


Voice Actor: Smart City Cop — Brett Tubbs

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Flash Forward is hosted by, Rose Eveleth and produced by Julia Llinas Goodman. The intro music is by Asura and the outtro music is by Hussalonia. The episode art is by Matt Lubchansky.
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