Happiness without freedom, or freedom without happiness. There was no third alternative.

– Yevgeny Zamyatin, We. 1924

Creating happiness is the final result of the smart city agenda. Once we are able to manage and meet people’s experiences, we will be able to rise on the happiness index. It is vital because if people are not happy, they don’t stick around in the city, they leave.

– Ahmed Bin Byat, CEO of Dubai Holding (gulfbusiness.com, 10/02/2015; Accessed 29/01/2018)