What will take to sense and store all the variables that determine the dynamics of a large city? A list that includes:
- Migration, both in and out.
- Material inflows and outflows — food, industrial production, construction materials everything
- Pollution, solid waste, effluents and other byproducts of human activity.
- Health, education, livelihood statistics.
and so on. In other words, what will it take to convert a city into a fully sensible organism?