Being connected to the world around us has taken on a different meaning in the age of Big Data. People connect more and more with their technology at times, than they do with actually real people.
I’m working in a time where as a manager, there are coaching opportunities that exist with millennials, because they don’t talk to people on the phone. E-mails back and forth escalate issues, rather than talking them through face to face.
Nonetheless there are efficiencies and conveniences to be had by sharing data. Part of that is connecting to our cities. This is a good read: