Graphic: City Fragility (Understated)

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Tip of the Hat to Contributing Editor Berto Jongman.

Phi Beta Iota: The index does not adequately address water and sanitation shortfalls as well as many other deep gaps in public needs. Combining a serious water desalination program with truly smart cities (not the idiot version promoted by IBM and lesser endowed universities) is an essential first step toward averting a global urban catastrophe.

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Reflections on Open Source Water Desalination