It’s absurd that we’re here. It’s absurd that a so-called democratic European state in 2017 refuses to even talk about its citizens’ rights to decide their destiny. It’s absurd that the same state thinks the best way to change people’s minds is by cracking them on the head with batons.
Packed residential streets, anti-social behaviour, low wages, a steady increase in rent, horrible socks-and-sandals combos—tourism has a hand in all of this. But often tourists are demonised for just being there.
The beauty of new technology is that it’s open to potential in every segment of the market. If you’ve developed IoT management software for super yachts—good for you, it’s lucrative and ripe for money making. But rigging your home with smart devices is beyond the financial reach of many low-income families.