A surveillance system that watches over an entire city

Posted to Statistics  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

Technology continues to advance quickly, but the social questions are lagging a bit. Radiolab explores the topic of we-can-but-should-we from the perspective of a surveillance system that watches an entire city twenty-four-seven.

On the one hand, the system allows authorities to find criminals more efficiently. On the other hand, everyone is watched.

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