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A "world first" $1bn scientific ghost city will be built in New Mexico to test the latest next-generation technology.

Researchers will use the facility in Lea County, near Hobbs, to look at everything from intelligent traffic systems and next-generation wireless networks to automated washing machines and self-flushing toilets.

The town will be modelled on the real city of Rock Hill, South Carolina, complete with roads, houses and commercial buildings, old and new.

No one will live there, although they could as houses will include all the necessities, like appliances and plumbing.

The point of the town is to enable researchers to test new technologies on existing infrastructure without interfering in everyday life.

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why not use it to house some homeless people? at least that way they will get info that include human interaction with said technology.
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why not use it to house some homeless people? at least that way they will get info that include human interaction with said technology.

It has to be a controlled environment to test things. Tests could injure people, and more than likely, people would destroy things.

Point taken though.
    
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It has to be a controlled environment to test things. Tests could injure people, and more than likely, people would destroy things.
Point taken though.

Copper thieves, and drug dealers.
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Awesome venue for paintball/airsoft mega-tournament though! thumb.gif
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Site of the first ever Hunger Games. thumb.gif

I volunteer to be head gamekeeper... no wait, that's bad....
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Watch this place become hobo central a few hours after the last person working in construction leaves.
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It's a great idea but how are they going to keep people out? thinking.gif
    
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There is a strange attraction to a completely empty city, isn't there?

Would be a riot to run around with a bunch of friends.
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LAN anyone? got a whole city biggrin.gif
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