Egypt building a new "smart" capital city

Egypt is building a new capital city. This “smart city” will be wired with the latest and greatest technologies and amenities galore. It is being bankrolled by the public and commissioned by the current president who overthrew the country’s first democratically elected president.


And the new city’s governance structure? “The army will be in the command and control center and will manage and control the whole city via the centre...that could help insulate the government from the threat of a popular uprising."


Maybe not so smart after all...


Source: NBC News story


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