This appeared in two parts for the Brookings Institution’s TechTank in June 2015. Part 1 is called How big is the Internet of Things and how big will it get? and Part 2 is Sketching out the IoT Trendline. New information technologies have transformed world politics, and not always for the […]
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Should we fear or welcome the internet’s evolution? The “internet of things” is the rapidly growing network of everyday objects—eyeglasses, cars, thermostats—made smart with sensors and internet addresses. Soon we will live in a pervasive yet invisible network of everyday objects that communicate with one another. In this original and […]
(I just wrote this for Yale Press’s Blog.) Since the great tragedy of Charlie Hebdo, politicians and pundits around the world have succumbed to the notion that social media, such as Facebook and Twitter, are to blame for violent online extremism. They argue that social media is not only a […]
(I just wrote this on CES for Yale Press’s Blog.) The excitement of this year’s CES—the enormous technology show and tell event that just ended in Las Vegas—was about the “internet of things.” Stoves and baby bottles will soon be smart, and the devices you already have will be smarter. […]