While the council sees such partnerships as an opportunity, some councillors are wary about whether they’ll lead to certain areas of the city being favoured over others.
A report published by Smart Dublin last November believes so – but implementing a unified digital platform for transport comes with complications.
There are 25 gadgets on poles in that part of the city, as the council works out how 5G might be rolled out further, says Jamie Cudden, of Smart Dublin.
“We can challenge and subvert network systems simply by highlighting where they are,” said Paul O’Neill, an activist-academic, to a group on a recent Saturday.
After Apple was called out for its tax arrangements in 2015, it changed things up. Now, it avoids tax through what some researchers are calling a “green jersey” routine, writes UCD political economy lecturer Andy Storey.
It looks like the government is going to use what may well be temporary, one-off tax revenues to fund a giveaway budget designed to buy an election, writes UCD political economy lecturer Andy Storey.