Inside China's High-Tech Dystopia

In part three of Hello World Shenzhen, Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance heads out into a city where you can't use cash or credit cards, only your smartphone, where AI facial-recognition software instantly spots and tickets jaywalkers, and where at least one factory barely needs people. This is the society that China's government and leading tech companies are racing to make a reality, with little time to question which advancements are net positives for the rest of us.

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0 1. ringmaster commented 4 days ago

People get strange ideas about China and Chinese people get strange ideas about the world as long as Internet is restricted.