Technologies That Help Democracy Work

Author: Ricardo Tavares
Published: 2019-01-14

“We had no other option–we had no money,” Luciano Rezende told me when I asked him why he started a smart-city program in his town.  Mr. Rezende is the Mayor of Vitória, a beautiful island-city of 400,000 people and the state capital of Espírito Santo in Southeast Brazil.  He took office in 2013 during a severe fiscal crisis. The city …