Julia Azevedo Moretti
PhD candidate in Law at the University of São Paulo
That brings us to the second question posed in the beginning: whether cities have been able to combine high technology in such a way as to not only increase efficiency but also contribute to decrease of inequality and vulnerability? In order to address that matter, two points seem very import: unequal distribution of connectivity; new risks that emerge overlapping preexisting vulnerabilities.
In terms of connectivity, it is undeniable that there has been global exponential increase in the use of the internet, especially through its access by mobile phones, as shown in the World Bank data. 
Julia Azevedo Moretti has a master degree (LLM) in Urban Law by the Law School of the São Paulo Catholic University (PUC/SP) and a master degree (MSc) in Environment and Sustainable Development by the Development Planning Unit - DPU/UCL. Is currently undertaking her PhD in Law at the University of São Paulo. Lawyer, Lecturer and Teaching Assistant ministering classes in Contract Law and Human Rights. Contact info: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org