5G Wireless Networks: Who Should Set the Rules?

5G Wireless Networks: Who Should Set the Rules?

The FCC recently passed regulations that would make the deployment of 5G Wireless technology subject to national rules. Under those rules, local cities and townships would be restricted in the amount of fees that they could charge private wireless providers to use municipal assets and infrastructure. The rationale behind this policy is to ensure that 5G wireless technology is quickly…

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Could Technology Transform City Governance?

Could Technology Transform City Governance?

Technology has radically changed the way the way we live our personal lives, conduct our business, and communicate with friends and family. In the private sector, technology has reduced the cost of making and delivering goods, improved intelligence about consumer preferences, and reduced the amount of human labor needed to carry out simple tasks. Will similar opportunities for cost savings…

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Smart Cities and Liberty: A Conversation About Tech, Society and Governance

Smart Cities and Liberty: A Conversation About Tech, Society and Governance

We are very excited to announce that the Lone Star Policy Institute is hosting an esteemed panel of experts to discuss Smart Cities and Liberty on November 2018 in Dallas. The panel will include: Michael Hendrix:  director of state and local policy at Manhattan Institute Chelsea Collier: Founder of Digi.City, Editor-At-Large at Smart City Connect Trey Bowles: Chairman of the…

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Smart Cities – Big Brains or Big Brother? with guest Michael Hendrix

Smart Cities – Big Brains or Big Brother? with guest Michael Hendrix

On today’s show, we talk “smart cities” with Michael Hendrix. Formally the senior director for research at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Hendrix is now the director of state and local policy at the Manhattan Institute. His writings have appeared in, among others, National Review, City Journal, and National Affairs. Hendrix will be participating in the Smart Cities and…

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