Tory MP Plans To Create Futuristic Sci-Fi Type Cities


An outgoing Tory MP has already got his next mission lined up – he’s going to build “smart cities”. Dan Byles, the Conservative Party’s most marginal MP with a majority of just 54, has given up on Parliamentary life after just five years is claiming he will spearhead a revolution that will see Britain’s cities serviced by robots and buzzing with drones.

Speaking about his plans to Business Insider, Byles waxed lyrical about his plans for Britain’s to lead the world with initiatives ranging from installing bins that know when they’re full, to “complex systems to run a society”. However his new job at Living PlanIT sounds a bit less sexy, it’s a Machine to Machine communication company – one of a number in the UK that are lobbying hard to be recognised as an essential component of the futuristic and and quite possibly fantastical Internet of ThingsHow about a decent 3G signal first…


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