Bruce Schneier asks, are we too connected?

prototype-bruce-schneier-portrait“Click here to kill everybody” is the title of a radio presentation by Harvard professor Bruce Schneier, who studies cyber security, modern society and the internet.

Professor Schneier has issued consistent warnings about connecting Internet of Things sensors and actuators to our own ubiquitous handheld internet-enabled IT and growing cloud computing logic. Is modern society creating one giant global robot that is the internet? And in how many different ways could it go wrong?

He visited Sydney in October 2016 to deliver a thought-provoking presentation asking how much connectivity is too much.

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This story is taken from the 14 August 2018 edition of The Warren Centre’s Prototype newsletter. Sign up for the Prototype here.

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