Google Is Building a City of the Future in Toronto. Would Anyone Want to Live There ?
It could be the coolest new neighborhood on the planet—or a peek into the Orwellian metropolis that knows everything you did last night. Even with a chilly mid-May breeze blowing off Lake Ontario, this city’s western waterfront approaches idyllic. The lake laps up against the boardwalk, people sit in colorful Adirondack chairs and footfalls of pedestrians compete with the cry of gulls. But walk east, and the scene quickly changes. Cut off from gleaming downtown Toronto by the Gardiner (...)