Carnegie Mellon University

Establishing Public Trust in Smart Cities

June 27, 2018

Establishing Public Trust in Smart Cities

How do practitioners of smart city technologies – the researchers, technologists, policymakers, corporations, and government entities that seek to deploy them – ensure that they are doing so in the interests of social good, rather than contributing to the erosion of public trust?

The answer, according to David Danks, Carnegie Mellon University Department Head & L.L. Thurstone Professor of Philosophy and Psychology, is to make sure that they use all of the tools available to them in their toolbox.

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