The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Korea Invests $20 Billion In Its Smart City Ecosystem

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Koreans seem to believe that they are an entire country built around Andy Grove’s dictum that only the paranoid survive. Koreans use a phrase to try and talk themselves out of that – the odd sounding “the fine is fine” is constantly deployed to convince people to be satisfied with what they have. But people can’t help laughing when explaining the meaning of that phrase “we are never satisfied, we always want to do better.” One area in which Koreans are organized to do extraordinarily well is technology, with smart cities as a robust leading edge. “Either we maintain our lead in technology or we disappear,” as one executive told me.

+INFO: Forbes

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