4IR & the ideological prison By Terry Bell

12 July 2019 — Terry Bell Writes

Last month saw the idea of a new, 21st Century city, complete with bullet trains, widely broadcast, all within the framework of a “developmental state”. But what this really boiled down to was a rehash of 20th Century concepts that produced Shenzhen, Brazilia, Canberra — even London’s Barbican — and, of course, the bullet trains and economic resurgence of post war Japan.

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