Bet you didn’t realise just how huge Africa is. http://t.co/3skTFifkJI
Singapore - The Social Laboratory
Excellent longread by Shane Harris on protection of national security & engineering a more harmonious society via mass surveillance and big data.
Singapore was the perfect home for a centrally controlled, complex technological system designed to maintain national order. […] “In Singapore, people generally feel that if you’re not a criminal or an opponent of the government, you don’t have anything to worry about.”