An Internet of Treacherous Things?
Cory Doctorow continues to provide incredibly interesting, provocative, and strong perspectives on the Internet of Things (IoT). He does so within the context of what’s happening globally as well as with United States law, but also with an eye on privacy and security implications.
In this talk from O’Reilly’s Solid Conference 2015 (one I’d not yet seen though it’s been out for awhile), Cory ranges from “ecosystem” strategies to the war on terror, from the copyright wars to the subprime lending industry, and how it seems like everyone wants to build an Internet of Treacherous Things whose primary loyalty is to someone other than the people with whose lives they are intimately entwined.
- Cory’s personal site Craphound
- His follow-on article for the 100,000+ member Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) publication and called I Can’t Let You Do That, Dave which focuses on IoT and the DMCA.
- Presentation of Cory Doctorow “Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free” at the CopyCamp 2014 conference.
About Steve Borsch
Connecting the Dots Podcast
Podcasting hit the mainstream in July of 2005 when Apple added podcast show support within iTunes. I'd seen this coming so started podcasting in May of 2005 and kept going until August of 2007. Unfortunately was never 'discovered' by national broadcasters, but made a delightfully large number of connections with people all over the world because of these shows. Click here to view the archive of my podcast posts.